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Chalazion Treatment

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A chalazion is a kind of lump or cyst that develops inside

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Koc Healthcare Institutions

Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
11 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
34 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 550
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
6 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TÜV SÜD - Technical Control Unit
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Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
10 reviews
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
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Kolan International Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
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Chalazion Treatment Cost

Average Chalazion Treatment costs are € 550, based on Chalazion Treatment prices from 8 clinics.

Chalazion Treatment prices vary greatly depending on the clinic and the location. For example, Chalazion Treatment in Turkey is a popular option where Chalazion Treatment costs as low as € 550.

Please note that the Chalazion Treatment prices listed on FlyMedi are the average price for Chalazion Treatment procedures. Clinics may ask you to provide them with specific information about your medical condition in order to provide you a detailed cost estimate for Chalazion Treatment procedures. To receive a personalized Chalazion Treatment quote, please click HERE.

Chalazion Treatment

A chalazion is a kind of lump or cyst that develops inside the eyelid. They are small and slow-growing and not usually painful. Although the condition of Chalazion rarely lasts longer than a few weeks, in some cases, it should be treated with a surgical operation.

Chalazion Treatment Candidates

Healthy individuals with long-lasting Chalazion, where alternative and non-surgical therapies are ineffective, can be candidates to choose the surgical option for chalazion eye treatment. 

Am I Suitable for Chalazion Treatment?

Although a chalazion is not an emergency medical condition, an acute and inflamed chalazion should generally be treated. If your Chalazion does not resolve within one month, and it affects your vision, you should consult an ophthalmologist for definitive examination and treatment

Preparing for Chalazion Treatment

Before surgery, patients need to make sure to tell their doctor or anesthesiologist about any medications they are taking, including:

 

  • Over-the-counter (OTC) medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies

 

In addition, any health conditions should be mentioned by the patients before the surgery. They should avoid smoking before and after the surgery, as it can negatively affect the whole medical process

How is Chalazion Treatment Performed?

In the chalazion treatment with surgery, eye surgeons use local anesthesia before making a small incision, typically from underneath the eyelid to clear the contents of the eyelid bump and to avoid visible scarring. There is an alternate procedure for Chalazion involving the injections of corticosteroid. A potential side effect of this second method is a lightening of the surrounding skin, which can be more problematic in dark-skinned people.

Chalazion Treatment Summary

Anesthesia

Local or General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

Overnight stay is not required

Chalazion Treatment Recovery

During the recovery of chalazion treatment, patients will be prescribed antibiotics to help keep the treated eye from becoming infected after the surgery. They may also be given eye pads or an eye patch to protect the eye. Some swelling or bruising around your eye is totally normal, and the surgical site may also leak a reddish fluid for a few days.

Chalazion Treatment Risks and Complications

Chalazion treatment surgery is a low-risk procedure, but it does still carry a few risks and complications such as:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Recurrence
  • Temporary blurriness

Chalazion Treatment Side Effects

During the recovery period, patients may experience some side effects include:

  • Redness and swelling
  • Bruising
  • Yellow or thick discharge
  • Pain
  • Vision problems
  • A fever higher than 101°F (38°C)

It is important to inform the eye surgeon if any of these side effects develop after the surgery. 

Chalazion Treatment Success Rates

According to a study including 100 patients, after their chalazion treatment, 78% of patients had no recurrence rate after 6 months and good surgical outcomes. The remaining 22% had a recurrence of Chalazion, but with good initial surgical outcome.

Before and After Chalazion Treatment

A chalazion is a small, harmless but disturbing condition that can affect the quality of life if it lasts long. Therefore, even if the last option is to get rid of the red and sometimes painful lump on the eyelid with surgery provides great comfort and satisfaction to the patient.

Chalazion Treatment FAQ

What is Chalazion Treatment?

A chalazion can develop when a meibomian gland at the edge of the eyelid becomes blocked or inflamed. These glands are typically for lubricating the surface of the eyes. Treatment for Chalazionis for getting rid of the Chalazion if it is not disappeared in the expected period of time. 

 

Is Chalazion Treatment Painful?

Before thechalazion treatment surgery, patients will be given anesthesia, so they won’t feel anything during the procedure. If any pain develops after the procedure, patients can use prescribed medicines to reduce their discomfort. 

 

Is There Any Option for Chalazion Treatment Without Surgery?

With the guide of the eye doctor, warm compresses, gentle massage, ointments, solutions, and medicated eye pads can be applied to help to treat Chalazion before choosing the surgery.

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.