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Can a teen be put to sleep for chalazion removal ?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Chalazion: You can be put to sleep but since this is minor surgery you are better off if you have it done under local.
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
yes: General anesthesia can be used for chalazion removal. Advantageous for those who are too anxious to have the office procedure. Disadvantages include additional costs and small increased risks of anesthesia.

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