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What are orbital tumors?

A wide variety of benign and malignant tumors, cysts, and growths can occur in the eye socket behind or near the eye.

What are some symptoms of orbital tumors?

Patient symptoms vary from none (family or a physician notices asymmetry between the eyes) to double vision, loss of vision, pain, redness, and severe swelling.

MRI, CT scans, and other tests can often assist in diagnosis.

What can I expect during treatment?

Depending on the situation, treatment might include medications, injections, and surgery. Management of these conditions is highly specialized and sometimes requires a multidisciplinary team approach. Dr. Fante works with oncologists, ear, nose, & throat surgeons, neurosurgeons, and craniofacial surgeons when necessary to obtain the best possible outcome.


“Dear Dr. Fante,  I just wanted to take a moment to express our collective gratitude to you and your wonderful, compassionate staff.  As you’re well aware, this was a very difficult and frightening time for all of us.  Aside from my mother’s medical issues, my family was dealt the sad news of the passing of my grandmother.  I write this to further contextualize how you and your staff provided our family a calming and steady anchor during this difficult time.  For that and for the many kindnesses your showed us, we will always be grateful.  Thank you so very much.”  G.W.

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If you are interested in treatment for an orbital tumor, contact our Denver office today! Call (303) 839-1616 to schedule a consultation with facial plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Fante.