What can I do to get rid of a cyst on the upper eye lid?

Depends. It depends on the type of the cysts. We can get a stye which is the oil gland blockage on the lid margin. The cyst can be a different kind of skin oil gland or sebaceous gland. It also can be a fluid filled cyst. If its a stye heat pack can help. Majority of the time it requires surgical drainage or excision.

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I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

Chalazion. Depending on how acute or chronic it is sometimes a steroid injection will cause it to resolve. Incising the chalazion and removing the contents is the acceptable therapy. Read more...
Medical Therapy. Depending on the type of cyst, your eye doctor may be correct. However, some lesions on the skin may be improved with warm towels to the area 2 times per day. Additionally, a gentle, topical anti-inflammatory cream my help reduce the size and appearance. This should be prescribed by a medical doctor. Read more...