Eczema on eyelids, also known as eyelid dermatitis is common infection around the eyes and eyelids. The eyelids don’t have oil glands like most part of the body. It causes inflammation of the eyelid skin mostly as a result of contact with a trigger substance. A major cause of eyelid eczema is allergy. Allergic contact dermatitis on the eye lids, under the eye or around the eyes makes the skin itchy, sore, dry, with a stinging or burning feel. This causes a red, scaling thickened patches with increased wrinkles and rash on and around eyelids.