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.
Skin cancers progressively enlarge.
Acne vulgaris tends to spare eyelids.
Systemic disorders may mimic eyelid disease by causing swelling or redness of the eyelid:
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