CHALAZION

ChalazionA chalazion is an inflammation or “lump” in the lid or lid margin of your eyelid. Sometimes a chalazion can be relieved by using warm compresses. Instructions on how to apply a warm compress and how to perform proper lid hygiene will be given to you at your ophthalmic appointment.


Surgical Treatment:

Occasionally chalazia need surgical intervention. This minor procedure at our office allows our ophthalmologists to drain the chalazion to reduce the inflammation. Antibiotic medication may be prescribed by your ophthalmologist.

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