To stop chalazion's symptoms, the treatment of the chalazion requires softening and emptying the secretions of the inflamed gland, through eye care practiced twice a day:
Heating the eyelid using a wet and warm compress for 5 minutes or, better yet, use of heated glasses BLEPHASTEAM® (medical device).
Massage of the closed eyelid, with a gel or an impregnated wipe intended for this use [BLEPHAGEL®, (cosmetic product) ], BLEPHACLEAN® (medical device).
Chalazion's causes are various. If the chalazion is related to a chronic disease (rosacea, dry eye , …), it is also useful to use hydrating and lubrifying eye drops to reduce the inflammation of the ocular surface for example, THEALOSE® (medical device)
You should also consult a health professional, who will add an antibiotic and steroid ointment to your eyelid care routine for 10 days.
Who should I consult for a chalazion?
If you have a chalazion for the first time, it is best to have the diagnosis confirmed by a practitioner or by an ophthalmologist. In addition, only a doctor may prescribe the proper treatment.
At the cyst stage, it is necessary to remove it surgically – this intervention is carried out under local anaesthetic in a few minutes by an ophthalmologist.
All recurrent chalazions require an ophthalmology consultation to search for the cause.
Which precautions should be taken?
Some people are particularly prone to chalazions which then tend to re-occur.
In this case, to prevent recurrences, it is recommended to take daily care of the eyelids by heating the eyelids.