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Getting diagnosed

Find out how to get the most out of seeing your GP and the possible tests you might have.

Seeing your GP

Get tips to make the most out of your GP appointment.

Referral to a specialist

There are no specific referral guidelines for the different types of eye cancer. There are guidelines for a rare type of eye cancer called retinoblastoma.


There is no national screening programme in the UK for eye cancer. Find out more about this.


You might have some of these tests to help diagnose eye cancer and again during and after your treatment.

Last reviewed: 
27 Jul 2018
Coronavirus and cancer

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