Damage to the Eyelids
Do you worry you have a serious eyelid problem? Skin cancers can be commonly found on the eyelid. Worrisome eyelid neoplasms should be removed when smaller for the best outcomes.
1. Chalazion – This unappealing lump on the eyelid appears after inflammation of the oil gland.
2. Lacrimal Duct Obstruction – Located at the corner of your eyes, tear ducts collect the tears that are essential to keeping them healthy. When tear ducts become blocked, a person can experience constant tearing.
1. Seborrheic Keratosis – Oily, pigmented lesions that feel attached to the skin. (It is common in our older patients.)
2. Hidrocystoma – Clear cysts caused by blocked sweat glands.
1. Congenital Ptosis – The levator eye muscle is weak at birth and causes lid drooping.
2. Aponeurotic Ptosis – For adults, this eyelid disorder is caused by aging, trauma or neurologic conditions
1. Basal Cell Carcinoma – The most common skin cancer that is pearly in appearance with visible small blood vessels.
2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma – More common in older adults and the second most common skin cancer. These usually present as red, irritated skin ulcerations.
Treatment Relief and Recovery
Relief begins when you visit trusted eye experts in your area. You never know if just the simple daily application of a hot compress can change your life. Treatment varies from antibiotics to eyelid strengthening surgeries. Our skilled panel of experts at Vision Care Specialists takes care of our patients.
Our educated suggestions may better the odds in alleviating painful eye symptoms. Knowing more helps you get to the last step – recovery. Depending on the type of surgery, recovery can take a few days to several weeks or months.
At Vision Care Specialists, our Oculoplastics doctor combats permanent eye damage by performing advanced medical procedures to address eyelid, eye socket, and tear duct disorders and more. Schedule a consultation today so you can discover a truer vision!