This section is from the book "Sporting Dogs. Their Points And Management In Health, And Disease", by Frank Townend Barton. Also available from Amazon: Sporting Dogs; Their Points and Management in Health and Disease.
Injuries to the eyelids, unless properly treated, are liable to result in permanent unsightliness, or, it may be, affect the sight.
Either of the conditions last alluded to can be produced through injury to the eyelids externally, or internally.
Unless very slightly torn, it will be better to consult a M.R.C.V.S.