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Author: Grant G. Gilliland, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Oculoplastics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,

Previous contributing author and editors:

Coauthor(s): Elizabeth A Bushra, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center.

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.


Bagheri, A., H.R. Hasani, F. Karimian, M. Abrishami, and S. Yazdani. “Effect of Chalazion Excision on Refractive Error and Corneal Topography.” Eur J Ophthalmology 19.4 July-Aug. 2009: 521-526.

Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2013

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