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Is a chalazion a type of eye infection?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

A chalazion is from an oil gland being clogged ("stye") for a long period of time.
It forms granulated tissue ("ball of scar tissue"). It is not an infection.

In brief: No

A chalazion is from an oil gland being clogged ("stye") for a long period of time.
It forms granulated tissue ("ball of scar tissue"). It is not an infection.
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