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What to ask your doctor about eye cancer surgery

Men and women discussing eye cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • What type of surgery do I need to treat my eye cancer?
  • Will my eye surgery affect the way I look?
  • Will my eye surgery affect how well I can see?
  • Will I be able to move my eye after surgery?
  • Will I have an eye (orbital) implant put in during surgery?
  • What are the side effects of surgery?
  • If I need to have an artificial eye, how long will I have to wait after surgery to have this fitted?
  • Will other people be able to tell I have an artificial eye?
  • Can I drive with an artificial eye?
  • Can I play sport with an artificial eye?
  • How do I look after my artificial eye?
  • Is there a specialist nurse I can talk to?

 

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Updated: 24 June 2015