Eye cancer care at UCLA

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Care for eye cancer patients at UCLA is provided through UCLA Health's Ophthalmic Oncology Center, which is facilitated by the UCLA Stein Eye Center

The Ophthalmic Oncology Center is internationally recognized for the diagnosis and management of eye cancer (ocular melanoma). Patients diagnosed with ocular melanoma may be offered highly sophisticated treatment plans coordinated with UCLA radiation physicists and radiation oncologists.


Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.


To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer a patient to the UCLA Health Ophthalmic Oncology Center, please call our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631).

You can also visit the UCLA Health website for more information.


Clinical trials for eye cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for ocular melanoma, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care

To search for clinical trials at UCLA, please visit UCLA Health's online clinical trial search tool. You can also call the Clinical Trials Hotline at (855) 731-6040.


Learn more about eye cancer

For more information about eye cancer and its symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit the American Cancer Society's eye cancer (ocular melanoma) page.

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