Amazing facts about eyelids

People like to send me unusual medical links.

As a fellowship-trained cosmetic and oculofacial surgeon, I routinely receive articles and YouTube links from patients, friends, colleagues, and family members that would fall under the heading of strange and unusual medical stories.  The stranger the subject, the more eager they seem to share their intrigue.

The eyelids are unique parts of your body.

I collected several facts and links about the eyelids, which are one of several focal points of my cosmetic surgery practice.  Did you know the eyelids have the thinnest skin in the entire body?  Did you know that you can get a tattoo on the surface of your eyelids?  I edited these links into a video of 5 facts which I find astounding- the way that people push their physical limits in this montage speaks for itself…