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Is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) effective in treating a chalazion?

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Dr. Tim Conrad answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

More effective treatment is warm soaks 3-4 times per day. If this does not work in a few weeks, then it will need to be surgically treated. There is no ointment that has any significant effect on a chalazion.

Answered Jun 23, 2018

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Dr. Bari Brandt answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

You should not use this drug without the supervision of your ophthalmologist long term.

Answered Mar 12, 2013

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