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does chalazion surgery hurt

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Your eyelid will receiving numbing medicine and you will not feel the surgery.
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
25 years experience LASIK Surgery
No: This procedure should not hurt. The area is numbed with a local injection which may sting at first. After the procedure, the lid might feel sore but ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Di you ask your MD?: Sometimes applying warm compresses and local antibiotic ointment resolves the problem. But you should ask your Ophthalmologist who has examined you ab ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: No , your eyelid should not be hurting. Consult your eye doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
1-2 weeks: Your eyelid will heal in 1-2 weeks after a chalazion incision and curettage, typically. Your surgeon should have discussed this with you.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Quickly: Chalazion surgery is almost always done from inside an anesthetized and inverted lid. So there is no surface scarring, no sutures and rarely is there ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Below 15 minutes: This is done by numbing the lid, turning it inside out on a special clamp, and opening and cleaning out the collected contents of the cyst. Except f ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Light exercise, such as walking, is fine. I suggest waiting a week before you do anything more than that.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The eyelid is numbed with an injection. After that, there is no discomfort. The chalazion is opened, usually, from the inside of the eyelid and the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If the incision is completely closed with no scab then you can wear it now.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Why wait?: This is an easy thing to fix. Get it done.

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