Bloody Tears May Signal Malignancy

A clinical examination with lid eversion should be performed in patients presenting with this symptom to rule out other causes.

Alterations in MG Morphology May Cause Contact Lens Discomfort

Monitor the eyelids, especially the lower one, in wearers.

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Chalazia-induced Astigmatism

Location, size and number of masses matter. Researchers recommended prompt treatment to avoid affecting visual acuity.

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.

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