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Definition / general
- Specimens received are often from cosmetic blepharoplasty or other reparative surgery with no abnormalities
- Other lesions are similar to those in skin
- Creates tear film via accessory lacrimal glands embedded above fibrous tarsus of eyelid
- Helps to protect and lubricate the globe
- Tumors may prevent complete closure of eyelid, leading to exposure and ulceration of cornea