An eye cyst is a lump that forms on the eyelid when the gland within the skin is inflamed, explains WebMD. The lump is commonly warm, red and painful and grows over days or weeks. Glands commonly become blocked with oil ... More »

A common treatment for a conjunctival cyst on the eye is antibiotics and eye drops, according to In some cases, an eye doctor may choose to surgically remove an eye cyst using either a needle or sharp knif... More »

Treating eye cysts involves eye compresses and the use of antibiotics. Surgery may be required to remove the cyst if it lasts for weeks or if other symptoms appear. With the right management, eye cysts usually clear up i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Cysts in dogs may appear as a raised lump or growth under the skin, or they may not be visible to the naked eye. Cysts are generally indistinguishable from other tumors without a biopsy and microscopic examination of the... More »

An eyelid cyst is also referred to as a chalazion, with symptoms that include a swelling or lump in the eyelid, inflammation and a heavy sensation in the eyelid, explains Moorfields Eye Hospital. The affected area may al... More » Health Vision

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a lump on the eyelid that looks similar to a pimple, according to the Mayo Clinic. Styes most commonly form on the exterior of the eyelid, but they can also form on the inside of t... More » Health Vision

Symptoms of shingles in the eye include swelling and redness around the eye or eyelid, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Affected individuals may also experience blisters around the eye or eyelid and pain... More »