Why did my eye go back to the same size as when I had the chalazion. It was deflated now it back puffy. Do I need a 2nd surgery?
Doctor Answers 1
Thanks for your question. A photo would help us to better assess your concerns. However, if you just had the chalazion treated today, I would expect some swelling and tearing. Typically, patients have some swelling and bruising for about 1 week after chalazion removal. Chalazia do have a tendency to recur but I would wait 4-6 weeks to determine if there's been a recurrence. Of course, if the swelling is progressive or you develop worsening pain or discharge, I would not hesitate to call your surgeon.
I hope this helps, good luck!
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