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Chalazion removal: Usually performed under local anesthesia. After injection, a clamp placed on the lid, to allow the lid to be everted, the incision is made on the underside of the lid to drain or remove the chalazion. A patch is placed on afterwards for a few hours. Some doc prescribe pain meds for after the numbing meds wear off. ...Read more
Below 15 minutes: This is done by numbing the lid, turning it inside out on a special clamp, and opening and cleaning out the collected contents of the cyst. Except for the injection to numb the lid, the whole process is painless and healing is rapid. It takes less than 15 minutes as an office procedure in all cases except the occasional child that may require general anesthesia. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have small bump 2 days after chalazion removal? what can I do to bring it down, will it ever go away completely?
Not uncommon: It isn't necessarily unexpected, as you can have residual inflammation in the area that causes the swelling you are presently seeing. It will likely resolve with time. Anti-inflammatory therapy, assuming you do not have medical reasons not to take non-steroidal medications, will likely help, along with cold packs suitably placed so as not to compromise your eye/cornea. ...Read more
I have had Chalazion Removal surgery 1 wk ago; however, there still is a small firm nodule palpable at the sight. Should I start warm compress now?
Depends: If it is a very small 'nubin', ie a mm or so, it will probably slowly go away by itselt without further treatment. But if it's larger, especially 3-4 mm, it may need hot packs and possible drops especially if there is still inflammation . A re-op may be needed if it is getting larger and not going away. ...Read more
Difficult to know: It is impossible to diagnose a painful eyelid without an examination. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation of this problem. ...Read more
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