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Our Ocular Oncology Services cater to cancers of the eyelids, cornea, conjunctiva, orbit and structures inside the eye.
Oncology refers to the branch dealing with eye cancers. Ocular oncology is the branch that deals with cancers of the eye. These cancers of the eye can be tumours of the eyelid such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma and other such tumours. The treatment of these tumours is highly specialized especially when they are found in the vicinity of the eye.
Paediatric patients are also treated for different intraocular malignancies.
A trained eye cancer surgeon can treat the tumour without damaging the structures around the eye, retaining maximum function of the eyelids and preserving the aesthetics.
Other ocular tumours treated include intraocular tumours such as retinoblastoma, choroidal melanoma, choroidal metastasis, lymphoma, choroidal osteoma and a host of other conditions.
Surface or conjunctival tumours such as ocular surface squamous neoplasia are also under the domain of an ocular oncologist.
Sometimes Eye (ocular) cancers are treated by radiotherapy, chemotherapy, which only an eye doctor trained in eye cancers can determine accurately. At Advanced Eye Hospital & Institute (AEHI), in Sanpada, Navi Mumbai, Dr. Akshay Nair is an ocular cancer expert. A dedicated team of other specialists such as radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and neurosurgeons work in tandem to provide full spectrum of best eye cancer services.
The Hospital is ISO certified and pays full attention to patient care processes and personalized service. The patients love the ambience and the service experience at the hospital. The hospital frequently gets rave reviews about the amazing eye doctors and the empathetic staff. Each staff at AEHI has been trained into extending personal care and attention to people suffering from eye problems. We realise that sometimes a warm smile is all that’s needed to take away the pain of visiting a hospital. After all, nobody visits the hospital by choice.