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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
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
How is surgery performed to remove chalazion under upper eyelid? Is the lid cut open, or is it removed from underneath? Worried about ugly scarring.
Depends on size: Depending on the size, treatment may consist of observation, steroid injection or excision/revision. ...Read more
I made upper eyelid chalazion surgery and the doctor made me a horrible brownish circular scar, and a slightly depressed area. Need cosmetic solution.
Eye surgery: Best to see a plastic surgeon about help with your eye after it heals. ...Read more
8 Hours after Chalazion Surgery, I applied warm compress to my eyes by mistake. Will this cause more scarring and damage inside the eyelid?
After chalazion surgery, will the eye go back to the way it was, or will there be a permanent scar left behind?
Surgery leaves scar: Usually it is an "invisible" scar in the inner side of the lid which is not visible in normal condition. ...Read more
Chalazion surgery 3 weeks ago no more swelling but can feel hard bump with finger under eye is that scar tissue? Its not visible at all. & doesn't hur
I have a Chalazion on my left eye. I'm going to get it removed. What is the option that hurts the least and is the quickest at removing it. NO SURGERY
I have styes or chalazion in my eye its rlly painful and irritating I did a surgery before to remove them but it still comes back can it cause cancer?
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
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
Is it normal for my eyelid to hurt 2 month after chalazion stye surgery? & is it normal for a visual bump to be there (there's no bump when I touch it
Pain: No, your eyelid should not be hurting. Consult your eye doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Once the swelling resides, the eyelid should return to normal. ...Read more
I had chalazion surgery 1/mo ago and my eyelid is still somewhat swollen (although not infected). Is this normal and will it return to normal?
Eye surgery: The best thing to do when you have a question about a surgical procedure is to ask the doctor who performed it since they are the most knowledgeable. Swelling of this nature is not unusual and is one of the classic responses of the body to trauma. Surgery is controlled trauma. You should get better with time, but talk to your doctor anyway. ...Read more
My mom developed a hard bump on her eyelid (chalazion?). It's been a year. No surgery but any home remedies to make it go? Please explain thoroughly.
Eyelid bump: Please make sure your mom gets a diagnosis from her doctor. As much as I favor natural and simple solutions, this would likely best be resolved w/the help of a plastic surgeon. Her eye doc or family doc can refer her to one. ...Read more
2 months after chalazion eye surgery & if I look closely at the eyelid looks bigger than the other & when I touch it there's nothing is it normal?
Possible residual: Chalazion surgery approach removes the major cyst from the lid from the inside. Sometimes there is a small sort of satellite cyst near the major one which can be unrecognized at the time of primary removal. When all heals this can then be felt. Check with the ophthalmologist who removed yours and see if this is the case. ...Read more
Possible-yes: Any surgical intervention can cause scar formation. ...Read more
Why is the white potion of my eye slightly red even though it's been 7 weeks since my chalazion surgery?
Foreign body sensation in eye when blinking, after chalazion surgery done. How long will it persist?
Heals rapidly: Chalazion removal is done from the inside of the lid using an inverting clamp. The inside opening can touch the eye with a sensation like a foreign object. This should rapidly disappear in a 1-3 day interval. If persistent after that, especially if the vision is affected, then see the ophthalmologist who did the surgery. ...Read more
I'm about to do the chalazion removal surgery&I was wondering if I could be put to sleep for the procedure I understand they numb my eye but I'm nervous?
Yes: As with everything in medicine there are risks and benefits. Doing the procedure under local is quick, almost painless and avoids the risks of general anesthesia and the anxiety and inconvenience of going to a hospital or surgical facility. The only part of the procedure that is unpleasant is the numbing, but this can be done with only slight discomfort. ...Read more
I just had chalazion surgery three days ago, when will I be able to wear eye makeup again? My doctor told me to search google for an answer.
Chalazion op+makeup?: Your surgeon said that to you? WOW! Best to ask again... Most likely my guess would be 2 to 3 weeks... ...Read more
Why does my eye feel so swollen, heavy, tender and almost bruised after chalazion surgery? It's been almost 6 months and it's not a new chalazion.
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