Dermatology or Ophthalmology? The Eyelid Margin Wars
25 Oct 2019
Clinical Theater 1
Drugs or surgery? Ophthalmoscope or hand lens? Diseases of the eyelid are often thought to be an extension of ocular disease. But more often there is no ocular disease – and medical evaluation of the skin disease is required. Is it a dermatology problem or an ophthalmology case? This lecture reviews the basic anatomy of the eyelid, and presents a pictoral overview of the common diseases affecting the eyelids and the eyelid margins.