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Causes Of Chalazion
Bacteria: When your eyelashes become colonized with bacteria, the bacteria likes to go into the oil glands of your eyelids. The bacteria then causes a blockage of the gland and a chalazion starts to form. Washing your eyelashes daily with baby shampoo is 85% effective of preventing recurrence of chalazia. Sometimes people need either topical or oral antibiotics to help. Decolonization is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was using cover up under my eye & always put it on eye lids around eyelashes too - this is something new I did- could this have caused my chalazion?
No: This is a commonly used product and if it caused this problem with any even minor degree of frequency, it would be off the market. ...Read more
The inner stye/ chalazions cause permanent damage to the meibomian glands? do the inflammed gland regain their function after healing?or atrophy?
Probably permanent: There is tremendous redundancy in these glands so that loss of a few makes no difference. The body's response to an inflamed gland is to attack the inflammation which almost certainly destroys that particular gland. Mild inflammation without a pus filled pocket probably allows recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chslazion: The steroid injection is for anti inflammatory action.The disease itself involves the meibomian glands.No worry from the steroid injection. ...Read more
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