Ocular cancer or cancer of the eye is a malignancy that starts and grows in the eye. A malignancy is a group of cells that are cancerous and can spread to other parts of the body. Ocular cancer is a rare disease, and only a small number of doctors in the United States have the appropriate training to treat it.
The most common primary intraocular tumor in adults is uveal melanoma. Texas Retina Associates has been caring for uveal (ocular) melanoma patients for over 40 years, treating approximately 80 cases each year. We currently have two physicians who sub-specialize in treating this rare eye cancer: