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Eyelid skin cancer

How do I know if I have skin cancer? Any new growth, mole, or defined area of skin which does not look like surrounding skin should be checked by your doctor.  On the eyelids, benign growths can occur, but any sudden new growth or expansion of existing growth should be checked by an ophthalmologist or […]

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What is a Chalazion? A chalazion is an oil gland which is clogged along the eyelid.  It makes a round bump on the eyelid, under the skin.  The eyelids have oil glands which are vertical inside the eyelid and have openings just behind each eyelash.  When these glands and/or their openings stop functioning and become clogged, all […]

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