Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid) Topic Guide
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.
Sty (Stye) A stye (sty) is an infection of the eyelid, resulting from a blocked oil gland. Seborrhea, improper eye makeup removal, use of infected cosmetics, poor eyelid hygiene, stress, hormonal changes, and Blepharitis, rosacea, and meibomitis may cause styes. Symptoms include a lump on the eyelid, swelling, pain, redness, tenderness, blurred vision, pus, and a scratchy sensation on the eyeball. Treatment may involve warm compresses, scrubbing the eyelid with a mild soap, and discontinuing wearing contact lenses and eye makeup.