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How can I remove a scar on my eyelid after a chalazion surgery?

How can I remove a scar on my eyelid after a chalazion surgery?

Scars...: Are permanent and cannot be removed. Generally the best scars on the body are on the eyelids because of the excellent blood supply and thinness of the skin. Scars take some time to mature, however, and don't assume their final appearance for 6-12 months. See a board certified plastic, facial plastic, or ophthalmic plastic surgeon for a definitive opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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How do I remove a chalazion surgery scar from my upper eyelid? It's a bit raised and red.

How do I remove a chalazion surgery scar from my upper eyelid? It's a bit raised and red.

Scar removal: Have a laser treatment. A pulsed dye laser uses light to reduce the size of scars to make them flatter and to repair pigmentation. The treatment is non-invasive and you'll be entirely healed within a week. Several treatments are usually needed to gain the best results. ...Read more

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How can I treat a scar on my eyelid after having chalazion surgery?

How can I  treat a scar on my eyelid after having chalazion surgery?

Depends on size: Depending on the size, treatment may consist of observation, steroid injection or excision/revision. ...Read more

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Before chalazion surgery eyelid is numb or not?

Before chalazion surgery eyelid is numb or not?

Usually: The eyelid is anesthtized ("numbed") before the incision and drainage of a chalazion (chronic stye). Some times for a hordeoulm (acute inflamed stye) it can just be incised with a needle a scalple if it is near draining spontaneously, and this will allow it to resolve without a more extensive surgery requiring anesthetic. ...Read more

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I have a chalazion in my bottom eyelid. It's pretty swollen and ugly. Is there a way to "pop" it? I cannot afford surgery. I've had it for too long.

I have a chalazion in my bottom eyelid. It's pretty swollen and ugly. Is there a way to "pop" it? I cannot afford surgery. I've had it for too long.

Chalazions: These do require surgical 'unroofing' so that they don't come back. Even, if there was a way to just 'pop' them, they would return fairly quickly. Sorry that there is no quick and easy answer about it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dear doctor! I have chalazion in my eyelid ..Is its surgery painful?

Dear doctor! I have chalazion in my eyelid ..Is its surgery painful?

Usually not: Chalazion can be uncomfortable and often requires surgical drainage if antibiotics and steroids are ineffective. The treatment is usually not painful and takes only a few minutes to perform. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Chalazion (Definition)

A blocked oil gland where the lashes meet the skin. The oil gets made but cannot get out, so it becomes trapped and stagnant and can get infected. Use warm compresses and see eye doctor as may ...Read more


Dr. Barry Press
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Scar Revision (Definition)

Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or ...Read more