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For what age group is eye cancer common for?

For what age group is eye cancer common for?

Rare: Eye cancers are rare. There is one that occurs in infants and small children and another in pre-adolescent children. Melanoma occurs in adults and can occur at any age. The most common cancer found in the eye is cancer that has spread there from elsewhere, with breast and lung cancer being the most common. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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If my cat scratches me, can I get eye cancer?

If my cat scratches me, can I get eye cancer?

No: No, but you may get a nasty infection and scar tissue that may cause vision loss, and other eye problems assuming you mean the cat scratched your eye. ...Read more

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Will eye cancer spread to other parts of my body?

Will eye cancer spread to other parts of my body?

Depends: It depends on the type of eye cancer you are talking about. For example, choroidal melanoma can spread for example, most commonly, to the liver. It doesn't mean that it will but it can. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between eye cancer and the color of your eyes?

Is there any correlation between eye cancer and the color of your eyes?

Can be: Tumors within the eye can change the color of the iris. For example, melanoma will cause a brown or light beige change to the iris, usually beginning in one area and spreading. ...Read more

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What is the reason for using ink eye for eye cancer?

What is the reason for using ink eye for eye cancer?

Need more info: I'm not sure what you mean by "eye ink". Are your referring to a special dye we inject into the veins to better look at your retina? ...Read more

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Could it be eye cancer if i'm getting more and more floaters?

Could it be eye cancer if i'm getting more and more floaters?

Retinal detachment: It is more likely due to retinal tears and detachment. See an ophthalmologist promptly before it does more damage. ...Read more

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Will opening your eyes during a tanning bed session cause damage/ eye cancer?

Will opening your eyes during a tanning bed session cause damage/ eye cancer?

It can...: Tanning is the result of the damaging effects of ultraviolet light on the skin. If the eyes are exposed to intense uv light, the surface of the eye (cornea), lens and retina can all be damaged. Skin cancer is the most concerning risk from tanning. I would always wear eye protection when exposed to intense uv light. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Cancer (Definition)

Eye cancer is a layman term used to describe any ocular oncological issue. These incluse ocular melanoma, basal carcinoma etc. Cancers of the eye should be referred to ocular ...Read more