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Remove Scar Eyelid Chalazion
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possible-yes: any surgical intervention can cause scar formation. ...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.
After chalazion surgery, will the eye go back to the way it was, or will there be a permanent scar left behind?
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 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
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 email@example.com) or re-excision which is sometimes needed. ...Read more
I have this fleshy growth on the inside of my lower eyelid that came after I had a stye/chalazion &now needs removed per Eye dr, chances its cancer?
Low: Probability the growth is probably residual from the infection ...Read more
My clogged meibomian glands arent styes or chalazions they just make my eyelid a little thick. How long to remove oil with compress & doxycycline 1day?
My clogged meibomian glands arent styes or chalazions it just makes the eyelid thicker. How long to remove oil w/ 1 warm compress & doxycycline a day?
If you do warm: compresses long enough, often enough when it's not enlarged to a point of needing surgical drainage, you can reverse it. Overall, it means you have a long standing problem with eye dryness, not blinking enough, blepharitis, and need to see your eye doctor regularly to get this under control better. So, it's best to work with your eye doctor on this to remedy together. ...Read more
I have a firm hardened chalazion on my upper left lid which has been inducing astigmatism on that eye for over six months now. If the chalazion is excised and removed then will my astigmatism resolve and my vision return to normal?
I just had a chalazion removed and wasn't given post op instructions. I currently have a patch on my left eye. What should I do?
Remove patch in AM: Keep lashes clean by gently washing with baby shampoo. Cool compresses help to keep swelling of healing down. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for pain (avoid aspirin). It is rare to need an antibiotic as the lids have good circulation, but if the eyes have discharge, see the ophthalmologist for an evaluation. Any swelling or bruising should be gone within a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my eye chalazion removed yesterday and I still have swollen under my eye lid which looks the same as a chalazion. Is this normal ?
Yes, it is locally: draining, and follow your eye doctors advice on post-procedure healing efforts. Reduce computer usage over the weekend and baby the healing of your eyelid now for best recovery. The areas just incised will have some edema present from the inflammatory nature of your chalazion. It will improve daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a chalazion removed 2 weeks ago today, still experiencing swelling, another bump formed on eye in which the chalazion was. Popped bump, it bled?
No: The space is usually so small that no permanent change in appearance will occur. ...Read more
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