The skin is made up of several types of cells stacked in successive and well-organized layers, along with glands, hair and other structures. Over time and for different reasons, these cells can become disorganized and cause a tumour, that is, a lump (swelling). This can occur in any of the skin’s layers and, depending on the degree of disorganization, the lump will be either benign or malignant (cancerous). It is the ophthalmologist’s duty to remove all suspicious lesions around the eyes and to have them properly analyzed. More invasive cancer lesions, such as melanoma, can require a more extensive surgical procedure and comprehensive medical exams. Skin glands, whether sudoriferous, sebaceous or other, can become blocked and form a cyst under or in the skin. For cosmetic or functional reasons, these cysts can be removed by an ophthalmologist under local anesthesia in a minor surgery operating room in an outpatient clinic.
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