Eye Cancer Center

Nationally recognized as a leader in research and patient care for eye cancer.

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We understand how an eye problem affects daily living, whether it’s keeping you from doing what you love or causing anxiety. Our physicians subspecialize in malignant (cancerous) and benign (noncancerous) tumors in, on and around the eye. Their deep knowledge and experience in treating these conditions means you can stay closer to home for world-class care. In addition to leading-edge research, our experts deliver each patient a comprehensive evaluation and recommendations for the best treatment options available. 



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed of your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-585-UCCC

Conditions We Treat

With research and experience, we’re helping patients like you overcome ocular cancers every day.

  • Astrocytic Hamartomas of Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Choroidal Hemangioma
  • Choroidal Osteoma
  • Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium
  • Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium
  • Conjunctival Hemangioma
  • Conjunctival Lymphoma
  • Conjunctival Melanoma
  • Conjunctival Nevus
  • Conjunctival Primary and Secondary Acquired Melanosis
  • Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Extra Ophthalmic Primary Cancer Metastatic to the Eye
  • Eye Cancer
  • Primary Uveal Lymphoma
  • Primary Vitreoretinal Lymphoma
  • Iris Pigment Epithelium Cyst
  • Iris Stromal Cyst
  • Limbal Conjunctival Dermoid
  • Retinal Astrocytoma
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Uveal Lymphoma
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Uveal Nevus

Leading-Edge Treatments, Compassionately Delivered

Your health deserves both world-renowned experts and the support system you can only find at home in Greater Cincinnati. With UC Health, you’ll find both.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

External Beam Radiation Therapy
Eye-wall Resection
Integrative Medicine
Intralesional Injection
Intravitreal Chemotherapy Injection
Laser Photocoagulation
Ophthalmic Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB)
Plaque Radiotherapy
Radiation Therapy
Selective Ophthalmic Artery Infusion Chemotherapy
Stereotactic Radiotherapy
Surgical Excisional Biopsy
Surgical Incisional Biopsy
Transpupillary Thermotherapy
Transscleral Resection


Your health is our promise.

Our team of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, interventional radiologists and neurosurgeons work together to manage tumors in and around the eye that cause problems with vision or eye movement.

Phase I clinical trials
External beam radiation therapy
Multidisciplinary team members
Precise surgical techniques


Renowned Ocular Oncology Program


Donations from people like you make the difference.

By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.

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At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we offer hope.