Treatment for eye cancer
Your treatment depends on the type and stage of eye cancer you have. And your general health. You may need to see various doctors and health professionals. They specialise in different aspects of treatment.
The main treatments for eye cancer are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. You may have other treatments that your eye specialist will discuss with you.
Preparing for treatment and life afterwards (prehabilitation)
There are things you can do to help you feel more in control of your physical and mental health when preparing for treatment. In the hospital, preparing for treatment is also called prehabilitation or prehab.
Who treats eye cancer?
A team of health professionals will work together to decide on the best treatment for you.
Treatment decisions for eye cancer
The main treatments for eye cancer are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. But you may have other treatments that your eye specialist will discuss with you.
Surgery for eye cancer
Read about surgery for eye cancer, and what happens before and after.
Radiotherapy for eye cancer
Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill eye cancer cells.
Chemotherapy for eye cancer
You usually have chemotherapy to treat lymphoma of the eye. But it might also be used to treat other types of eye cancer.
Follow up after treatment for eye cancer
After your treatment for eye cancer has finished, you usually have follow up appointments to check how you are.