Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?

Meimobianitis. Yes, inflammation of the meibomian glands can result in lid thickening or swelling. Warm compresses, antibiotic / steroid drops, and treatment for dry eye syndrome important. Sometimes, a chalazian may result. See your local ophthalmologist.