A 20-year-old female asked:
how long do i wait for a chalazion to go away? i'm using prescribed gentamicin sulfate opthalmic solution, and have been doing so for about five days
1 doctor answer
Dr. Matthew Goren answered
31 years experience Ophthalmology
That won't work: Gentamicin is an antibiotic. A chalazion is a blocked gland and not an infection. The treatment is warm compresses as often as possible and if that doesn't work (it almost always does) surgery.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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