Specializing in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult and Pediatric
What is a Chalazion?
Chalazion is a blocked gland in the eyelids. This blockage may
cause the glands to become swollen and eventually burst with in
the eyelids causing redness and swelling. Chalazion often occurs
more than once and may affect one or more of both the upper or
lower eyelids. There are 25 glands in the upper and 25 in the
lower eyelid of each eye. Each gland has a possibility of
becoming blocked, usually due to debris and becoming a
What is the treatment?
Treatment may include any one or more of the following
procedures: Your doctor will explain what type of treatment is
best for your child.
If surgery is required what will happen after the procedure?
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