I have a mole on my lower eyelid, which is asymmetrical in shape. Its border is irregular and the color is uneven - varies from brown to black. It is about 2-3 mm, right on my lash line. I am really scared. I had my doctor checked it. And he took a picture of it and said that if it changes in size or whatever, then he can take it out.
I am worried that it might be cancer (I had squamous cell cancer on my face - about half an inch away from this mole and it was removed in 2001). And I am wondering if the doctor has to remove this one on my eyelid, it will disfigure me. I just don't see how it could be done without reshaping the eye or leave a scar on my eyelid.
Could cancer grow on one's eyelash line? Is there any way to remove it without being disfigured?
Thank you so much, Dr. Hagan!
I searched www.aao.org for oculoplastic surgeon in my area. But under the "subspecialty," the closest that I could only fine were "Ocular Oncology" or "Plastics/Reconstructive,"
not oculoplastic surgeon. Which "subspecialty" will an oculoplastic surgeon belong to? How do I know if a doctor is experienced in dealing with such condition?
Thank you again for your help!
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