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Had a stye in my lower eyelid. Seems to be gone but, there is still a bump with what it looks like the infection?

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Dr. William Constad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Chalazion

A stye or chalazion results from an oil producing tear gland that got obstructed, then split open releasing its oil to the soft tissues in the eyelid.
This can result in a hard "bump" when the inflammation resolves. If you have used hot compresses (5 min - 4 times a day) for more than a week, and it does not appear to be getting smaller, you should see an ophthalmologist. It can be removed

In brief: Chalazion

A stye or chalazion results from an oil producing tear gland that got obstructed, then split open releasing its oil to the soft tissues in the eyelid.
This can result in a hard "bump" when the inflammation resolves. If you have used hot compresses (5 min - 4 times a day) for more than a week, and it does not appear to be getting smaller, you should see an ophthalmologist. It can be removed
Dr. William Constad
Dr. William Constad
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Dr. Richard Margolies
Ophthalmology

In brief: Normal

As the acute phase of a stye resolves, there may be some residual scar tissue that will remodel over time; however, the infection that causes a stye may wax and wane, so, if it persists, you may want to have an ophthalmologist take a look.

In brief: Normal

As the acute phase of a stye resolves, there may be some residual scar tissue that will remodel over time; however, the infection that causes a stye may wax and wane, so, if it persists, you may want to have an ophthalmologist take a look.
Dr. Richard Margolies
Dr. Richard Margolies
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