My partner has just been diagnosed with uveal melanoma. He's scheduled to have an eye removed day after tomorrow. He might join this forum after he's had the surgery, but right now he's got other things on his mind.
I'm very glad to find this group. He's been able to talk with a couple of people who have lost an eye, or lost vision in an eye, as adults. But we've never heard of OM before, and we don't know anyone who is experiencing the same thing.
We're very lucky that we live not far from Philadelphia, and he was tested and diagnosed at Wills Eye Institute. The surgery will be done there as well. That's one of the things thats helping both of us right now -- knowing that Wills is an excellent place to be if you have this particular problem.
We've already signed up for the symposium in Philadelphia in June. I hope we'll get to meet some of you there.