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A diagnosis of cancer -- any cancer -- is overwhelming. At Henry Ford, patients will find compassion and ongoing support from experienced ophthalmologists and cancer specialists. Our doctors offer what every patient with eye cancer and their family needs: rapid diagnosis, personalized care and expert treatment.
Eye cancer can develop anywhere in or around the eye, including:
Henry Ford ophthalmologists are experienced in treating patients with all three major types of eye cancers, including:
Our team also has experience with rare eye tumors, including ocular melanoma and retinoblastoma.
Through the Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology and the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, patients with eye cancer have access to advanced diagnostic tests and surgical treatments. All eye cancer diagnosis begins with a thorough physical examination, followed by any necessary imaging tests, which may include:
Eye cancer treatment aims to preserve or restore vision and appearance whenever possible. Therapy may include:
Given the complex nature of many eye tumors, our eye cancer surgeons work together with neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists and maxillofacial surgeons to provide coordinated care, when necessary.
In addition, plastic and reconstructive surgery plays a major role in the treatment of many eye tumors. Our ophthalmic plastic surgeons are experienced in providing surgical treatments for many types of eye cancers, including:
Ocularists are also available to craft artificial eyes, as needed.
The Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology is committed to providing our patients with compassionate, personalized care. We feature the most advanced treatments in eye care and are dedicated to vision research -- always staying at the forefront of innovation. A leader in Michigan, as well as one of the largest ophthalmology practices in the United States, we treat more than 55,000 patients per year at 12 locations throughout southeast Michigan. In addition, our team works closely with Henry Ford Medical Group physicians in other departments, providing multidisciplinary, coordinated care for those patients who need it.
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