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Treating benign and malignant eyelid lumps

The eyelids are complex structures, made up of several different types of tissue, all of which can become inflamed or swollen, resulting in an eyelid lump. Eyelid lumps are mostly benign and are easily removed with a local anaesthetic. However, the eyelids can also be a common site for malignant tumours. Here we get a description of how a common benign (xanthelasma) and malignant (BCC) eyelid lump are treated by Mr Daniel Ezra, who is a leading ophthalmic surgeon.

Meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis explained

Meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis are eye conditions that overlap. Both affect the eyelid, but while blepharitis affects the front of the eyelid, Meibomian gland dysfunction affects the back. Mr Myer Mark Yodaiken, an experienced ophthalmologist talks to us about both Meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as posterior blepharitis and blepharitis or anterior blepharitis.

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