Male Sex, Rosacea Linked to Increased Odds of Chalazion Surgery

Non-white race, female gender and smoking were among the risk factors identified for development of this condition.

Study Finds In-office Blepharitis Treatment Effective

Mechanical debris removal may help eliminate some at-home treatment variability due to patient compliance, resulting in greater Demodex resolution.

Allergic Conjunctivitis Diagnosis Increases Likelihood of Incisional Surgery

Unsurprisingly, procedure incidence was higher during peak allergy seasons.

Assuming the Worst

Careful observation and history taking is paramount when evaluating a swollen eyelid.

Alcon Updates its MGD Thermal Pulsation System

The Systane iLux2 captures photos and videos during the treatment and can individualize heat and compression settings, the company says.

Vitamin A Deficiency Potential Cause of Childhood Chalazion

By contrast, vitamin D had no correlation with the condition.

Possible Involvement of C. Acnes in Pathogenesis of Chalazion

The finding was more common in younger women.

Dry Eye Ups Risk for Tear Film Issues Post-Upper Blepharoplasty

Elevated inflammatory cytokines might be a more sensitive marker for DED development than traditional parameters when considering this procedure.

Antibiotics Ineffective in Chalazion, Hordeolum Treatment

Study shows the rate of resolution did not significantly improve with this modality.

Beneath the Mask: OSD Issues Spike Due to Improper Wear

Since the onset of COVID, doctors have noted an increase in dry eye, chalazion, blepharitis and hordeolum cases. Here, several experts offer diagnosis and treatment tips.

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