Eye melanoma is also called uveal melanoma or ocular melanoma. It is a type of eye cancer. It’s the most common eye cancer in adults.
Signs and Symptoms of Eye Melanoma
Signs of eye melanoma include:
- blurred or changed vision
- a dark spot on your eyelid or iris
- a change in the shape of one of your pupils
If you notice these symptoms, it is important to contact your doctor right away. The sooner your condition is treated, the better your chances for a cure.
Eye Melanoma Treatment
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a leading center for eye melanoma diagnosis and treatment. We take a multidisciplinary approach to care. People with eye melanoma benefit from the expertise of a team of experts. Working together, our ophthalmic oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, and neurologists create a coordinated, personalized treatment plan.
Our ocular melanoma doctors are also leading researchers in the field. We may be able to offer new drug treatments through our program of melanoma clinical trials.