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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: Chalazion is a medical term for stye.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not immediately: But after it heals, you can resume contact lens wear.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: In theory, yes. But chalazions may compress on the eye surface, so if the contact lens does not feel right, take it out. Also, if the chalazion beco ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
When healed: I would wait until eyelid tenderness ; swelling has resolved. Also, be sure no eye redness before restarting cl wear.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
15 years experience Retinal Surgery
It should get better: Usually there is some swelling after chalazion surgery. It may take a few weeks for the swelling to resolve. An anti-inflammatory will help, such as ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You have posted on our free, public, informational forum, where doctors do not see patient charts nor give medical advice. Try a private consultation ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not serious: Pyogenic granulomas are benign healing type overgrowths of mucosal tissue. They can form with any irritation or surgery that goes through the mucosa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A mystery: No one really understands why styes and chalazions form. They occur in all socioeconomic and hygienic groups and are no more common in those living i ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Local anesthesia is used and there typically is no discomfort.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
1-2 weeks: With conservative care, a chalazion will take 1-2 weeks to resolve--this includes warm soaks 4 times a day. If it does not resolve in that time frame ... Read More

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