Chalazion which is also called stye is a medical condition that causes the enlargement of a gland that produces oil. This gland is commonly found in the eyelid of a person. The gland is called Meibomian gland. The term of this medical condition originally came from the word from Greece or a Greek word that means small lump. Everyone can get this medical condition, but to prevent it is very important. Curing is important too but the best thing is to not have this condition. The reason why a person might get this medical condition is when the gland that produces oil in the skin is clogged by the oil itself. Although it is not infectious and cancerous, having this medical condition is very dangerous.
A chalazion is mostly compared to stye. Some of the people having chalazion are confused that the condition that they have is stye. Same as the person having stye; they are sometimes confused that they have chalazion rather than having stye. Because the two conditions are found in the eyelid of a person, the difference between the two is very huge. A stye is most commonly found in the edge of an eyelid and is sored. The medical condition chalazion is very prone to be develop farther in the eyelid of the person.
There are several treatments in this medical condition. Some of the treatments of this are the warm compress, steroid injections, surgical removal and some antibiotics. This medical condition responds well to these treatments but some people having this may result into recurrences.
Antibiotics that are used as a treatment in this medical condition may be prescribed by a professional or a doctor. When the patient that is suffering from this medical condition do not consult any of the professionals or a doctor, using these antibiotics as a treatment is very dangerous. This antibiotic that is used to treat a patient’s condition may lead into some recurrences and may lead the condition affect the patient over and over again. The antibiotics that are used in this can be an eye drop or an ointment. The most common types of this generic are the fusidic acid and the chloramphenicol. Antibiotics have great impacts to those people having this medical condition and the condition itself. They are very effective in solving this condition. This treatment is most popularly used before and after the medical condition.
A chalazion or stye can be prevented early when the person know the symptoms of this condition. Swelling and inflammation is one of the most popular symptoms of this medical condition. Some other symptoms are the tenderness, weightiness, increased sensitivity to light and some other vision problems. When a person suffers from these types of symptoms, the person is more likely having a chalazion.
Because prevention is better than cure, in order to get rid of an eye stye, people should avoid staring at some high in brightness visions. Scratching the eyes is also not advisable to prevent this condition. But, when a person lately notices of having this condition, the person should immediately consult a doctor and a professional.