Eye Neoplasm/Cancer

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Eye Neoplasm/Cancer

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Eye cancer can affect all parts of the eye.

Origin in addition to location

Types

Malignant

Adults
Children
  • The most common malignant intraocular tumor in children is actually retinoblastoma, affecting approximately 325 children per year in North America. Early detection has allowed for cures exceeding 95%.
  • The second most common is actually medulloepithelioma (also called diktyoma) which can occur inside the ciliary body in addition to the uvea of the eye.

Classification

Choroidal tumors

Conjunctival tumors

 

Signs in addition to symptoms

  • Melanomas (choroidal, ciliary body in addition to uveal) - In the early stages there may be no symptoms (the person does not know there is actually a tumor until an ophthalmologist or optometrist looks into the eye with an ophthalmoscope during a routine test). As the tumor grows, symptoms can be blurred vision, decreased vision, double vision, eventual vision loss in addition to if they continue to grow the tumor can break past the retina causing retinal detachment. Sometimes the tumor can be visible through the pupil.
  • Nevus - Are benign, freckle inside the eye. These should be checked out in addition to regular checks on the eye done to ensure the item hasn't turned into a melanoma.
  • Iris in addition to conjuctival tumors (melanomas) - Presents as a dark spot. Any spot which continues to grow on the iris in addition to the conjunctiva should be checked out.
  • Retinoblastoma - Strabismus (crossed eyes), a whitish or yellowish glow through the pupil, decreasing/loss of vision, sometimes the eye may be red in addition to painful. Retinoblastoma can occur in one or both eyes. in which tumor occurs in babies in addition to young children. the item is actually called RB for short. Please check photographs of your child or children, normal healthy eyes could hold the red eye reflex, although a white/yellow dot instead of the red eye reflex can indicate a tumor or some different kind of eye disease. Any photos of a child/children which have a white/yellow dot instead of the red eye reflex should be checked out. Photographs of a child/children are very Great clues as they can save the eyes, vision in addition to lives of children, the different object is actually the ophthalmoscope.

Treatment

  • Laser therapy
  • Plaque therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Enucleation of the Eye - Removal of the eye, although the muscles in addition to eyelids are left intact. An implant is actually inserted, then the person wears a conformer shield in addition to later the person will have their prosthesis made in addition to fitted (the prosthesis is actually made by someone called an ocularist in addition to is actually made to look like their real eye)
  • Evisceration - Removal of the eye contents, leaving the sclera or the white part of the eye.
  • Exenteration - Removal of the eye, all orbital contents, which can involve the eyelids as well. A special prosthesis is actually made to cover the defect in addition to improve appearance.
  • Iridectomy - Removal of the affected piece of the iris
  • Choroidectomy - Removal of the choroid layer (the vascular tissue sandwiched between the sclera in addition to the retina)
  • Iridocyclectomy - Removal of the iris plus the ciliary body muscle.
  • Eyewall resection - Cutting into the eye to remove a tumor e.g. melanoma. in which operation can be quite difficult to perform.


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