How Common is Retinoblastoma?
Retinoblastoma occurs in 1 in every 20,000 children born in the United States. It is the tenth most common pediatric cancer.
What Causes Retinoblastoma?
Retinoblastoma can either be inherited or occur sporadically. Anyone with a family history of retinoblastoma should be assessed by an eye doctor.
When does Retinoblastoma Occur?
Retinoblastoma occurs in infancy.
How is Retinoblastoma Diagnosed?
Diagnosing retinoblastoma begins with a comprehensive eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare.
Once diagnosed, an eye doctor will refer a child to a pediatric specialist for treatment.
How is Retinoblastoma Treated?
Surgery to remove the retinoblastoma