What is Ophthalmic Oncology?
Ophthalmic Oncology is the branch of cancer which deals with tumors arising from eye and adnexa. Ocular tumors are unique among the diseases of the eye, threatening both sight and life. Eye neoplasms can affect all parts of the eye. and can be a benign tumor like dermoid cysts, or a malignant tumor (cancer) like retinoblasioma. lymphoma. Aggressive eyelid tumors in end stage requires removal of eye and chemo-radiotherapy. Eyelid reconstruction procedures are needed to restore the normal eyelid anatomy.
Neoplasms of the orbit in adults may be primary tumors, secondary adjacent structures, or metastatic tumors. A computed tomography radiographic modality employed to investigate suspicious lesions.