Eyelid tumors

More than 50 known types of lesions and tumors affect the eyelid. The differences between benign and malignant tumors are often subtle. Because of the critical role the eyelid plays in protecting and maintaining the integrity of the eye, early and accurate diagnosis is crucial to maintain proper eyelid function. In the case of certain malignancies, an early diagnosis can mean the difference between life and death.

Fortunately, most tumors of the eyelid are benign, and Dr. Scott can remove them for you in the privacy of his state-of-the-art surgical suite. Malignant tumors are surgically excised in an outpatient hospital setting, where immediate testing of the tissue ensures complete removal of cancerous cells. Dr. Scott approaches each eyelid tumor removal in a way that maintains the function and the aesthetics of the eyelid. His expertise in treating eyelid tumors means you can rest easy knowing your health is in expert hands.