Eye Cancer

Eye Cancer

The Integrated Eye Cancer Treatment Centre at Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital treats more than 300 patients every year, with eye tumour. Treatment available at the hospital are managed and governed by a well qualified and competent team of specialists.

Eye cancer can affect eye and can occur in all age groups starting from young children to elderly. Eye cancer can develop inside the eyeball or eyelid or other structures around the eyeball. Some of the signs of eye cancer are

  • Bulging or outward protrusion of one eye
  • A growing pigmented patch
  • A growing lump or mass on eyelids
  • Blurring of vision, shadows or flashes, wavy lines in the vision
  • Loss of vision (partial or total)
  • Localized congestion or redness in the eyes

the treatment options available for eye cancer are:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Focal Therapy

The team at Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital is qualified and competent to provide all or any of the above lines of treatment. Following facilities for treatment are available at the hospital:

  • Trained ocular oncologist
  • Paediatric oncologist
  • Radiation oncologist (In collaboration with Apollo Hospitals, Delhi)
  • Trained oculoplasty surgeons
  • Ocular onco-pathology Services
  • Chemotherapy
  • Paediatric anaesthesia
  • Paediatric examination under anaesthesia (EUA)
  • Trained oncology nurses
  • Investigation for diagnosis and monitoring of eye cancers like
  • Ultrasound B scan
  • Ultrasound bio microscopy
  • Anterior segment and retinal OCT
  • Fluorescein angiography and OCT angiography
  • Imaging modalities like CT/MRI(in collaboration) etc.
  • Trans pupillary thermotherapy (TTT) and laser therapy facilities
  • Cryotherapy facilities
  • Fully equipped surgical suite with mechanized drills and radio frequency surgical units
  • Facilities for specialized ocular surgeries like paediatric retinal, cataract, glaucoma and corneal surgeries
  • Intravitreal chemotherapy facilities
  • Intra-arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma (in collaboration)
  • In house genetic counsellor and genetic testing for ocular tumours
  • Customized ocular prosthesis services in house for prosthetic rehabilitation after treatment of eye tumors
  • Low vision and rehabilitation services

Our team:

  • Dr Sima Das (Ocular Oncologist)
  • Dr Amita Mahajan (Pediatric Oncologist)
  • Dr Sweety Tiple (Oculoplasty surgeon)
  • Dr Smriti Bansal (Oculoplasty Surgeon)
  • Dr Arpan Gandhi (Ocular Pathologist)
  • Ms Riya Ratna (Genetic counsellor)
  • Ms Jijimol (Ocularist)