To the general population, lesions of the eyelid skin are often a cosmetic, not a medical, concern. While ophthalmologists, and optometrists in numerous states, can surgically address the cosmetic issues of eyelid lesions, the primary concern is whether the lesion in question is benign or malignant in nature and whether it warrants a referral.
By Marlon J. Demeritt, OD, and Beata I. Lewandowska, OD
Review of Optometry CE, February 2020
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