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A 27-year-old male asked:

8 hours after chalazion surgery, i applied warm compress to my eyes by mistake. will this cause more scarring and damage inside the eyelid?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No damage: Many request that patients after chalazion removal use heat to speed the healing. What you have done will definitely not be a problem

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