The eyelids are a protective system which help shield and nourish the eyes. Sun damage and ageing can affect the eyelid position and health. Poorly positioned eyelids can be repositioned surgically for better comfort, appearance and vision. Eyelid tumours, often precipitated by sun exposure are amenable to treatment by excision and reconstruction. A biopsy is often performed as an initial measure.
Cysts in the eyelid are not uncommon. They can be dealt with by excisional or medical treatment