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Chalazion - HIPERnatural.COM
2000 - 2013  HIPERnatural.COM

Protuberance in the eyelid result of chronic inflammation of a gland Meibonio (gland that lubricates the edges of the eyelids)


A chalazion can heal spontaneously.

If not, is remedied with surgical removal.


The infection of the eyelid can become chronic and spread to other glands of the eyelid.

Diagnosis and Treatment.

Diagnostic history and physical examination by a doctor.

Cultivation in the laboratory of exudate Chalazion.


General measures.

Become rinsing with warm water to reduce infection and promote healing.

Apply rinses and rest for 20 minutes at least 1 hour.

Repeat as many times as needed.


Your doctor may prescribe:

Topical antibiotic ointments or creams, such as erythromycin or bacitracin. Apply a thin layer at the edge of the eyelid 2 or 4 times a day. Thick layers have no more healing power.

Antibiotic eye drops to prevent the infection spreading to other parts of the eye.

Rarely are needed oral or injectable antibiotics.


Without restrictions.


No special diet.

Tell your doctor if:

It hurts the eye.

You have changes in vision.

New unexplained symptoms.

The drugs used in treatment can cause side effects.


Wash your hands often and dry with clean towels.

Avoid environments with dust or other irritating substances.

Make a well - balanced normal diet.


Duct obstruction that goes to the surface of the eyelid from the gland Meibonio.

The obstruction is usually caused by an infection (usually by staphylococci) around the vent duct.

Signs and symptoms.

Painless swelling of the eyelid which, at first, may seem a stye.

The eyelid becomes inflamed and the eye tends to be irritated.

After a few days, these early symptoms disappear, leaving a lump in the eyelid hard, painless, it increases slowly.

The skin on the package can be moved without difficulty.

Risk Factors.


Fatigue or overwork.

Use of cosmetics in the eyes.

Poor diet.

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