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Eye melanoma

Eye melanoma: Introduction

Eye melanoma: Melanoma develops in the cells that produce melanin - the pigment that gives the skin its color. the eyes also have melanin-producing cells and can develop melanoma. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Eye melanoma is available below.

Symptoms of Eye melanoma

  • A growing dark spot on the iris
  • A sensation of flashing lights
  • Poor or blurry vision in one eye
  • Loss of side (peripheral) vision in the affected eye
  • Floaters
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Eye melanoma

  • Treatment designed to destroy a melanoma often will cause some loss of vision, even though every effort is made to preserve vision. But because cancers of the eye can be fatal, in some cases it'll need treatment even if it means loss of vision or loss of the eye
  • Surgery is the foundation for most eye cancer treatments. Treatment for other eye melanomas may be done with radiation alone, or radiation combined with a therapy such as infrared laser
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Eye melanoma?

Eye melanoma: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Eye melanoma:

Causes of Eye melanoma

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Eye melanoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Eye melanoma

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Eye melanoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Eye melanoma

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Eye melanoma: Rare Types

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Eye melanoma: Animations

Eye melanoma: Broader Related Topics

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