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Where do chalazia appear?

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Chalazia are small lumps or swelling on the eyelids, usually from a blocked gland. Chalazia are more likely to appear on your upper eyelid, though they sometimes show up on the lower eyelid. You might get them in both eyes at once.

SOURCES:

Elsayed, M. EyeNet Magazine, published online September 2015.d

American Academy of Ophthalmology: “Eye Wiki: Chalazion.”

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: “Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Treatment.”

American Optometric Association: “Chalazion.”

Garrity, J. Chalazion and Hordeolum (Stye)Floaters, Symptoms of Ophthalmologic Disorders, Merck Manual Professional Version, Merck & Co., Inc. 2016

National Library of Medicine: “Exocrine Glands.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on April 23, 2020

SOURCES:

Elsayed, M. EyeNet Magazine, published online September 2015.d

American Academy of Ophthalmology: “Eye Wiki: Chalazion.”

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: “Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Treatment.”

American Optometric Association: “Chalazion.”

Garrity, J. Chalazion and Hordeolum (Stye)Floaters, Symptoms of Ophthalmologic Disorders, Merck Manual Professional Version, Merck & Co., Inc. 2016

National Library of Medicine: “Exocrine Glands.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on April 23, 2020

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