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Eyelid Disorders

image006This patient has an eyelid cancer and requires surgery.

 

The eyelid must be healthy or else one experiences eye pain and possible vision loss. If the eyelids do not close, the eye dries out. In addition, if your eyelids turn in or out, you may require surgery to correct this problem. Eyelashes rubbing on the eye can also cause severe pain.

 

Problems with the eyelids tear drain can cause excessive tearing. A sty or chalazion is a painful swelling that responds to hot compresses, medication and sometimes surgery. The skin of the eyelid can develop many irritating problems and skin cancer. Local dermatologists send Dr. Segal eyelid skin conditions and lesions for biopsy and cancer reconstruction.