Specialist Ophthalmic & Oculoplastic Surgeon

Benign Eyelid Lesions

Benign lesions are lumps or bumps such as moles, cysts, skin tags, which are mostly benign / not suspected of sinister change.


Blepharitis is an inflammatory condition of the eyelids. It is frequently subdivided into front (anterior) and back (posterior) sub-types


A cataract is clouding of the lens inside the eye. It usually develops slowly and people experience a gradual change in vision.


A chalazion is a cyst caused by a blocked meibomian gland in the eyelid. These cysts can develop on either the upper or lower eyelids.


Ectropion is the medical term used to describe the lower eyelid turning outwards and drooping away from the eye


Entropion is a condition in which the eyelid turns inward, resulting in the eyelashes directed towards the surface of the eye causing discomfort.


Ptosis of the eyelid is the medical name for the drooping of the upper lid, which can happen in one or both eyes. 

Suspicious Eyelid Lesions

Lesions of the eyelids are very common and can be benign or malignant. A biopsy is required for the definitive diagnosis.


Trichiasis is when the eyelashes grow inwards toward the eye as opposed to outwards as occurs normally.