Dis Mon 2020 Oct 1;66(10):101042. Epub 2020 Jul 1.
Division of Ophthalmology, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL, United States; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States. Electronic address:
Patients with infection or inflammation of the eyelid will often first present to their primary care physicians with symptoms such as redness, swelling, tearing, itchiness, or a foreign body sensation. There are a variety of conditions that affect the eyelid which can cause such symptoms, and the exam and history can help a provider differentiate some of the more common conditions. This article will provide a comprehensive review of the background, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease, chalazion, hordeolum (stye), and preseptal cellulitis. Read More