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If you have these spots in your eye, be careful, it may be the beginning of cancer

loss eyes They are one of the most sensitive parts of our body and one of the most important and hence, good eye health is essential for leading a good life. Have you ever stopped looking at your eyes in the mirror? be careful because A simple spot in the eye can reveal a more serious health problem.

Most common cancer in Spain They are of the colon and rectum, prostate, breast, lung and bladder, but the eye is also not free from the disease. Tumors can affect both the outside and inside of the eye, from the retina to the eyelids. In children, the most common cancer of this type is retinoblastoma and is caused by a genetic mutation that damages the retina. In adults, its most common forms are lymphoma and melanoma.

Within these forms, the most frequent is called uveal melanoma, with two cases per million inhabitants. Although it is a rare tumor, with a low incidence, it hides a serious danger, readily metastasizes, leading to a high mortality rate.

The complications of ocular melanoma are increased eye pressure, which can lead to glaucoma; and loss of vision, as larger ones are capable of causing retinal detachment,

The reverse process is also relatively common, i.e. cancer ends up in another area of ​​the body causing metastasis to the eye. A process that occurs in about 10%. Some cancers that cause this metastasis more frequently are those of the breast and lung. Many times, the tumor is detected in the eye as compared to its original location, due to loss of vision. This is especially common in lung cancer.

the spot in the eye that may reveal a tumor

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