Chalazion

  • Alternative Names

    Meibomian gland lipogranuloma


    Symptoms
    • Eyelid tenderness
    • Increased tearing
    • Painful swelling on the eyelid
    • Sensitivity to light

    Signs and tests

    An exam of the eyelid confirms the diagnosis.

    Rarely, the Meibomian gland duct may be blocked by a skin cancer. If this is suspected, you may need a biopsy.


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