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Hordeolum & Chalazion

Jennifer Farah, MD, Jessica Mason, MD, and Mel Herbert, MD MBBS FAAEM
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Hordeolum & Chalazion

Jennifer Farah MD, Jessica Mason MD, and Mel Herbert MD

  • Hordeolum (aka stye)
    • Acute Staph infection of meibomian oil gland near lid edge
    • Presents as red nodule/pustule usually near the lid edge
    • Management
      • Warm compress
      • Erythromycin ointment if local infection
  • Chalazion
    • Blockage of the meibomian oil glands causing eyelid inflammation at the lid’s midportion
    • Management
      • Warm compresses
      • Erythromycin ointment if local infection
      • Surgical excision prn
Image of Blepharitis & HordeolumBlepharitis & HordeolumImage courtesy of Jessica Mason, MD
Image of ChalazionChalazionImage courtesy of Jessica Mason, MD

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