I had a chalazion surgically removed ~3 months ago but the eyelid is still inflamed/thicker. Is there anything I can do? (photo)
6 months ago
I had a chalazion surgically removed ~3 months ago but the eyelid has remained inflamed and looks thicker/droopier relative to the other eyelid. I had a steroid injected about a week and a half ago to help reduce the inflammation but it doesn't appear to have helped. Is there anything else I can do?
Doctor Answers 1
Please be patient.
The steroids are time released and will work over 6 to 8 weeks. That means it would be reasonable to give this another 2 months. Hang in there and consider reposting then.
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