Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid) (cont.)
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A health care provider will take a health history and perform a physical examination. The medical examination includes vision testing of each eye and an inspection of the face, eyelids, and the eye itself. In addition to examining the skin of the eyelids, an ophthalmologist may look inside the upper eyelid if the lump is in the upper lid.
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Treatment of the chalazion may include the following:
With multiple chalazia or recurrent chalazia, a generalized abnormality in the oil glands should be considered. One such condition is acne rosacea. Treatment with long-term oral tetracycline (Doxycycline) to alter the consistency of the oils produced by the glands. The use of warm compresses prior to sleep and cleaning the lid margins with baby shampoo can also decrease the chance of getting chalazia in the future.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2015
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