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Who can get chalazia?

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Chalazia are small lumps or swelling in eyelids. They happen more often in adults than children, and they look about the same in each person. They may start with a small area that is red, swollen, and painful when touched. After a few days, the pain usually goes away and a bump remains.

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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