Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chalazion Evaluation

The evaluation of a chalazion begins with a medical history and eye examination.

Physical findings in a person with a chalazion may include:

  • A painless, swollen lump in the eyelid

The diagnosis of a chalazion can be made without testing.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chalazion References
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