Eyelid and Lacrimal Ducts

Chalazion
   What Is a Chalazion? Chalazion is a small swelling at the edge or near the edge of the eyelid under the skin caused by the obstruction of sebaceous gland openings and the accumulation of secreted ...
Stye (Hordeolum)
  Stye is a common eyelid condition that can affect people at different ages. Stye appears as a swollen, sensitive, painful and red lump on the eyelid margin or adjacent to it. This lump is actually a...
Blepharospasm
Blepharospasm means involuntary blinking or involuntary shutting of eyelids. Blepharospasm is a progressive nervous disorder which mostly occurs among the elderly and middle-aged women. The most commo...
Blepharitis (Eyelid Inflammation)
   Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids, especially on the eyelid margin. This is a common disease and may be caused by a mild microbial infection or a dermatologic disorder. Blepharitis occ...
Ptosis
  Ptosis is a drooping of the upper eyelid. This drooping may be slight or may cover the entire pupil. In some cases, ptosis can reduce the normal vision or even completely block it. Ptosis can: • De...
Ectropion
What is ectropion? Ectropion refers to the outward turning (eversion) of the lower eyelid which exposes the eye and its mucosa to air and results in its dryness. It also causes excessive tearing (epi...
MGD: Meibomian Gland Dysfunction - Posterior Blepharitis
  What is MGD? MGD stands for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. This condition is more often referred to as meibomitis, and also meibomianitis, and lid margin disease. It is also called posterior blephari...
Congenital Lacrimal Duct Obstruction
What Are the Components of Lacrimal Apparatus and Where Are They Located? Lacrimal glands (one in each eye) which are located in the upper outer part of the orbit, are under the edge of eyelid along ...