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is chalazion surgery painful

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
---: The burning from the injection is the worse part of the procedure. After the area in anesthetized you should feel nothing but a small pressure sensa ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: If done properly by a the right optho surgeon, and the correct medications are used, you should have no pain with that type of procedure.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
No: This is not a cancerous or precancerous lesion. This is a blockage of a gland in the eyelid. Some people are prone to them. A warm compress is gene ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Your eyelid will receiving numbing medicine and you will not feel the surgery.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Light exercise, such as walking, is fine. I suggest waiting a week before you do anything more than that.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If the incision is completely closed with no scab then you can wear it now.
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