Tumors of the ocular surface: A review

Indian J Ophthalmol. 2015 Mar;63(3):187-203. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.156912.


Tumors of the Ocular Surface clinically manifest with a very wide spectrum and include several forms of epithelial, stromal, caruncular, and secondary tumors. As a group, these tumors are seen commonly in the clinical practice of a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cornea specialist, and an ocular oncologist. This review is aimed to discuss the common tumors of the ocular surface and emphasize on their clinical diagnosis and appropriate management.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Conjunctiva / pathology*
  • Cornea / pathology*
  • Eye Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Eyelids / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms, Squamous Cell / diagnosis*