Introduction: Eyelid disorders


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Eyelid disorders: Any disorder of the eyelid

Eyelid disorders: Eyelid problems can come from different diseases or conditions. The eyelids protect the eye, distribute tears, and limit the amount of light entering the eye. Pain, itching, tearing and sensitivity to light are common eyelid symptoms. Other problems may include drooping eyelids (ptosis), blinking spasms (blepharospasm), or inflamed outer edges of the eyelids near the eyelashes (blepharitis). Eyelid problems often can be treated with medication or surgery.1

Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Eyelid disorders group includes:


Conditions by organ: See also the full list of conditions classed as having organ eyelid.

Statistics and Eyelid disorders: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Eyelid disorders, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Aging and Your Eyes - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

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