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What can a stye or a chalazion do to me?

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Styes and chalazia (that’s the plural of chalazion) are usually harmless. They rarely affect your eyeball or eyesight. Rarely, they can cause severe infections of the face called cellulitis.

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Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on March 30, 2019

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Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on March 30, 2019

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