Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid) Topic Guide

Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid) Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid): A chalazion is a lump in the eyelid that is caused by a blocked oil gland. Symptoms and signs include redness and pain. Applying warm compresses and lightly massaging the area several times a day helps to reduce swelling and promote drainage. Other treatment methods include antibiotic eyedrops, injections of steroids into the lump, or surgery to remove the chalazion.

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