How to use Chalazia in a sentence
Chalazia are slow growing, usually over two to three weeks, and can last several months.
Styes and chalazia are infections and inflammations of the tiny oil glands on the eyelids.
Chalazia develop within the Meibomian glands, or oil glands of the eyelid.
As is the case with styes, having acne seems to predispose some adolescents to having chalazia.
Though chalazia may appear as large unsightly lumps deep within the eyelid, they are usually not painful.Advertisement
Stubborn chalazia that do not go away within six weeks or continue to enlarge require medical attention.
Chalazia are given the same treatment as styes.