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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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I just had my chalazion excised on the upper eyelid. What I should and shouldn't do? And when can I remove the patch?

I just had my chalazion excised on the upper eyelid. What I should and shouldn't do? And when can I remove the patch?

Eye meds: An incision & drainage of a chalazion usually requires a 7-10 day course of an antibiotic or antiobiotic-steroid eye drop medication. Occasionally cold compresses for a day to decrease swelling, & Tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve for pain management. Keeping the eyelid clean is important. I will add back warm compresses after a week if there is a persisting nodule. The recovery is usually 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Have hardness left in lower eyelid after large chalazion removed fairly sure it not still there as no gunk coming out any way of removing it please?

See eye doctor: It may still be there but walled off and no longer draining and may have to be opened again. Use warm compress four times a day for 10 minutes and make appointment to see your eye doc to see if it needs topical, oral, or surgical correction. ...Read more

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I had my chalazion removed almost 2 weeks ago on my upper eyelid and it's still swollen and now it's starting to get slowlen under my eye? i

I had my chalazion removed almost 2 weeks ago on my upper eyelid and it's still swollen and now it's starting to get slowlen under my eye? i

Chalazion: Could be there is still scar tissue in that gland or an adjacent gland. There are about 20-25 glands in the upper eyelid & each gland can get clogged/chalazion. See your surgeon about injecting a small amount of steroid (risks: see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com) or re-excision which is sometimes needed. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more