Living with eye cancer

There is support and advice available to help you cope with eye cancer and its treatment.

Coping with eye cancer

Coping with eye cancer can be difficult. There is help and support available. 

Changes in your sight after eye cancer

Eyesight problems can range from very minor changes in your vision to complete loss of sight in one eye.

Changes in your appearance

Treatment for eye cancer may change your appearance. There are things you can do that may help you to cope with these changes. 

After removal of an eye

Your nurse will tell you how to care for your eye socket and artificial eye after surgery to remove your eye. 

Changes in your sex life after eye cancer

Eye cancer could affect the way you feel about your sex life and relationships but there is support available.

Support at home for you and your family

Learn about care and support available to you at home.

Eye cancer resources and organisations

Find organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope.

Last reviewed: 
21 Oct 2021
Next review due: 
21 Oct 2024
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