Eyelid Conditions

  • Chalazion/Cyst

    What is a chalazion? What are these eyelid glands? What causes a chalazion?  What are the symptoms of a chalazion? <a href="#How is a ch More

  • Blepharitis

    What is blepharitis? What causes blepharitis? What are the symptoms and signs of blepharitis? How is blepharitis diagnosed? <a href="#What are complications of blepharitis? More

  • Eyelid Tumours

    In recent years, the incidence of eyelid skin cancer has escalated considerably due to the effects of excessive sun exposure in a population previously unaware of its harmful nature. Effective diagnosis and treatment are crucial since even small tumours can destroy the delicate... More

  • Ectropion

    An ectropion is where part or all of the lower eyelid turns outwards away from the eye. Someone looking at you would be able to see part of the inner surface of the affected eyelid. What is the cause of an ectropion? In Australia, ectropion mainly occurs in older people. It is... More

  • Entropion

    An entropion is where an eyelid turns inwards towards the eye. This causes the eyelashes to rub against the front of the eye (the cornea). The lower eyelid is most commonly affected. What are the symptoms of an entropion? Irritation and pain on the front of the eye. Watery eye.... More

  • Blepharoplasty

    Blepharoplasty is both a functional and cosmetic surgical procedure that reshapes the upper or lower eyelid by removing excess tissue, repositioning of tissue, including reinforcement of surrounding muscles. Its high level of patient satisfaction has made it one of the most... More