You might have some of these tests to help diagnose and stage eye cancer. You might have them again during and after your treatment. These tests help the doctor decide whether you have eye cancer and if so, the best treatment for you.
Your doctor will explain what tests you need.
You usually have several tests to help diagnose eye cancer.
The specialist eye doctor (ophthalmologist) will examine your eyes.
You may have this scan to diagnose eye cancer.
Your doctor might do an angiogram to look at the blood vessels in your eye.
Rarely, the doctor might take a sample (biopsy) of your eye cancer.
You may have a ultrasound of your liver if you have eye melanoma.
You might have blood tests to check your general health.
Your doctor might examine your eye cancer to test for abnormalities in the cancer cells. This is called cytogenetic testing.