DETECTION OF BRAIN LESIONS AND TUMORS THROUGH EYE EXAMINATION
Below 4 Types of Cancer can be detected during a routine eye exam by Eye Specialist:
- Brain Cancer: A routine eye exam could turn into something more when things are found to be unusual. For example, if the below signs and symptoms are seen without any other obvious causes, cancer should be considered:
- Blurred vision, sudden double vision, and loss of side vision
- Non-responsive pupils, changes in pupil size
- Changes to Optic nerve
- Leukemia: Leukemia can cause retinal layer damage and hemorrhages and can be seen during eye examination.
- Retinoblastoma: Looks as white pupil, usually affecting young children
- Melanoma: Skin cancers, such as melanoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Basal Cell Carcinoma, are the most common forms of cancer eye doctors detect during routine eye examinations.