2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
7 Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
Part II: Periocular Soft Tissues
Chapter 10: Classification of Eyelid Disorders
The eyelids can be affected by congenital, acquired, infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic conditions.
The congenital ptosis seen in blepharophimosis syndrome typically requires frontalis suspension for adequate elevation.
Epithelial hyperplasias, or papillomas, are the most common type of benign eyelid lesions.
Targeted immune therapies for various cutaneous malignancies continue to evolve.
Radiation therapy is not an acceptable primary treatment modality for sebaceous carcinoma.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.