Category Archives: Eyelid Problems

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When Your Eyelids Are Inflamed — Blepharitis

When your eyelids are red, itchy, and even swollen, it’s standard first to think you’re just having a little hay-fever or have come across some pet dander. But that’s not usually what’s behind the problem. More likely it’s blepharitis, an inflammation of the eyelids. Dr. Shams can get you on a treatment regimen that ends… Read More »


Chalazion — a cyst in the Eyelid

If you woke up this morning with a new lump on your eyelid it is most likely to be a chalazion. There are other words that can be used to describe this condition, such as an eyelid cyst, meibomian gland cyst or eyelid stye. There are different ways to address chalazions and Dr. Shams is… Read More »


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Dealing with Bell’s Palsy

We have a facial nerve that stretches down each side of the face. These nerves allow us to laugh, smile, frown, and open and close our eyelids. Sometimes facial paralysis occurs when a person is Keep Reading ►
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My NHS practice is based at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. I consult private patients at Moorfields Private Eye Hospital, Optegra London Eye Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic.