Benign Eyelid Lesions

There are numerous benign growths that can afflict the eyelid region. If bothersome, suspicious, or demonstrate increasing growth they can be removed. Great care needs to be taken to maintain the anatomic integrity of the smooth contour of the lid margin, eyelashes, and the tear drainage system (punctum and canaliculi) when performing surgery in this delicate area.



(plural = NEVI)- are benign, typically pigmented, lesions.


Are yellowish, fat deposits with sharp borders that are typically located in the inner corners of the eyelids. These lesions may be associated with markedly elevated blood cholesterol. If bothersome, they can be removed.