Very rarely, lymphoma begins inside the eyes. Intraocular lymphomas are typically a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Often, they are associated with central nervous system lymphoma and may appear as a mild, chronic inflammation inside the eye.
Eye lymphomas may spread to the brain and often spread before a diagnosis. Our comprehensive diagnostic process gives you a full and accurate determination of your health.
Why Choose Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center?
Sylvester is an NCI-designated cancer center. The National Cancer Institute has recognized Sylvester for its outstanding work conducting research in its laboratories, treating patients in its clinics and hospitals, and reaching out to medically underserved communities with innovative prevention strategies.
Ocular chemotherapy experts. The Sylvester-Bascom Palmer partnership allows precision chemotherapy treatment. Our expertise with injecting chemotherapy directly into the eye to treat cancer makes your treatment more effective and creates far fewer side effects.
More experience treating ocular lymphoma. You receive care from a team of the nation’s leading cancer and eye care providers, with no unnecessary delays caused by misdiagnosis.
Coordinated diagnosis. Because our surgeons and cellular experts (pathologists) work together, you receive an accurate interpretation of biopsies or test results the first time. This means improved accuracy and better treatment outcomes.