Ocular Oncology (Ocular Tumors)
The new ocular and orbital oncology service at
the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford is one of only a small number
of centers in California and throughout the nation which provide dedicated
care for intraocular and periocular cancers for adults and children.
Fellowship trained sub specialists on the oncular and orbital oncology service deliver a full range of innovative approaches to manage tumors of the eye, conjunctiva, iris, retina, and choroid; eyelid, tear duct,and orbital and periorbital structures.Care is also provided to the cancer patient with treatment-related vision side effects. Ocular and orbital tumor treatments are performed by a standard multi-disciplinary team that includes medical and radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and social workers in the Stanford Health Care and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to provide integrated, multidisciplinary care.