Can Eyelid Cysts be Cancerous?

In general, eyelid cysts and lesions are harmless. An ophthalmologist can provide an accurate diagnosis on the basis of history and a clinical exam. All suspicious cysts should be evaluated through a biopsy. Experienced oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Hui of

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Treatment For Malignant Tumor in Eyelids

In the case of malignant eye tumors in the lids, early detection and treatment greatly enhance the chances of better outcomes. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the eyelid are highly treatable forms of cancer if

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Blocked Tear Duct Treatment

Blocked Tear Ducts All patients do not require treatment for tear duct blockage. For instance, in a majority of babies, the obstruction will resolve as the drainage system of the child matures. Some newborns have a piece of tissue, known

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Orbital Exenteration Surgery

Orbital exenteration is the surgical excision of the eyeball as well as the surrounding tissues such as the eyelids (depending on the pervasiveness of the disease being treated, and the nerves, muscles, and fatty tissues in the eye area. Orbital

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Salient Tear Duct Repair

The lacrimal glands generate most of the tears in the eyes. These glands are situated within the upper eyelids above each eye. In a normal tear drainage system, tears flow from the lacrimal glands over the eye’s surface. These tears

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What is Lacrimal (Tear Duct) surgery?

When a tear duct is blocked, the tears cannot drain in a normal manner. This leaves the eyes watery and irritated. This issue occurs due to a partial or total obstruction impediment in the tear drainage system. Tear duct blockage

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Tear Duct Surgery or Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

  Tear Duct Surgery  If the symptoms indicate a blocked tear duct, the eye care expert will first determine a confirmed diagnosis. Depending on the patient’s condition, they may sometimes recommend tear duct surgery or dacrycystorhinostomy (DCR). Experienced oculoplastic surgeon

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Eyelid Cancer: Reconstruction

Eyelid Cancer The reconstruction of an eyelid following the excision of a lesion can be difficult. The surgeon may address small lesions with direct closure. However, the closure of more significant lesions frequently warrants the use of flaps, free tissue

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Eyelid Cancer: Removal

Eyelid Cancer The main treatment for a majority of eyelid tumors involves surgical excision or other types of surgical removal. The surgical procedure that is chosen depends on the cancer type and the characteristics of the tumor. For instance, squamous

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Eyelid Cancer: Diagnosis

Eyelid Cancer A surgeon may use various tests to diagnose eyelid cancer and determine if it may have spread to another part of the body. This is called metastasis. Some of the tests may also indicate which treatments could be

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