Ocular melanoma is a sort of cancer that progresses in the cells that create pigment the constituent that provides your skin, hair and eyes color. Just as you can grow tumor on your skin, you can also mature it in your eye. Even though it is the peak mutual eye cancer in adults, visual malignancy is uncommon.
Ophthalmic tumors frequently arise in the middle of the three layers of your eye. The external layer of your eye is the sclera, the solid white partition of the eye. The deepest layer is the retina, which minds light and supports to direct pictures to your brain. The central layer among the sclera and retina is named the uvea. The uvea comprises several blood vessels veins, arteries and capillaries that carry body fluid to and after the eye.
- melanoma of the eye
- intraocular melanoma
- conjunctival melanoma
- ciliary body melanoma