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conjunctival cyst removal

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure: No big deal. Benign. Excise as needed.
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctival cyst: Conjunctival cyst on back side of eyelid.Depending on the size. A small conjunctival cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painl ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Conj cyst: These frequently fill back up if lanced with a needle. Other 2 options: argon laser and full excision (which has best success).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Paolillo
56 years experience Ophthalmology
Not unusual: Conj cysts may be associated with an allergic reaction or may follow eye surgery. Cause should be determined and certain eydrops can help. If unsigh ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctival cyst: Depending on the size. A small conj. Cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and th ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Excision: A benign conjunctival cyst that causes associated irritation or is large enough to be bothersome, can be excised under local or topical anesthesia. I ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Alvey
26 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: It really depends on the type and location of the cyst. If it is in the skin, a dermatologist will likely be able to help. Some cysts are deeper dow ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Chalazion i ; d is a standard office based procedure with high success rate when indicated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
20 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The technique used to remove a cyst depends on where the cyst is located and how large the cyst is.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Smiple surgery done as out patient.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: The mild trauma associated with surgical removal will often cause temporary swelling in the area.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Size, Location: Its obvious that you should remove a ganglion cyst that is pressing on a nerve, artery or tendon, causing functional issues. They can also be removed ... Read More
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