Chslazion. The steroid injection is for anti inflammatory action.The disease itself involves the meibomian glands.No worry from the steroid injection.
The inner stye/ chalazions cause permanent damage to the meibomian glands? Do the inflammed gland regain their function after healing? Or atrophy?
Probably permanent. There is tremendous redundancy in these glands so that loss of a few makes no difference. The body's response to an inflamed gland is to attack the inflammation which almost certainly destroys that particular gland. Mild inflammation without a pus filled pocket probably allows recovery. Read more...