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Author: Dr Emily Ryder, Dermatology Registrar, Hamilton, New Zealand; Chief Editor: Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, May 2014.
Although the eyelids may be involved with many skin conditions, the most common are listed here.
Stable painless solitary lesions of eyelid
Skin cancers progressively enlarge.
Skin cancers of eyelid
Eyelid bacterial infection
Eyelid viral infections
Eyelid fungal infections
Acne vulgaris tends to spare eyelids.
Eyelid papules and pustules
Systemic disorders may mimic eyelid disease by causing swelling or redness of the eyelid:
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