Chalazion/ Hordeolum Treatment in Tampa Bay
Bumps in the eyelid can come in several variations. Whether they’re painful or just unwanted, Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay can help you find relief. We offer chalazion and hordeolum treatment to residents of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, FL and the many others who travel to us for our expert services.
What is Chalazion and Hordeolum Treatment?
Chalazion and hordeolum treatment involves any techniques used to address these eyelid lumps or growths. However, there are a few key differences in these conditions that will determine how we approach treatment. Chalazions are caused by a blockage of the glands in the eyelid. These are generally painless, and may resolve on their own. Treatment is usually recommended if they persist for several months.
Hordeolums are usually caused by an infection. They are typically filled with pus, and can be quite uncomfortable. If you are experiencing discomfort, treatment is usually appropriate. Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay offers treatments for both conditions to help patients find relief.
Am I A Good Candidate for Chalazion and Hordeolum Treatment?
If you have developed a bump in the eyelid that is painful or unrelenting, you may be a good candidate for chalazion and hordeolum treatment. However, the best way to determine if you are a suitable candidate for these services is to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Mohadjer.
During your consultation, Dr. Mohadjer will assess your condition in order to determine if these treatments are a good fit for you. At this point, we will be able to help you schedule your treatment or find a suitable alternative.
What is the Chalazion and Hordeolum Treatment Like?
Chalazion treatment usually involves surgery, as it is difficult to unblock the eyelid glands otherwise. During treatment, an incision will be made into the bump. This can be done inside the eyelid or within its natural folds to prevent visible scarring. Once the incision is made, the material that fills the bump can be removed, eliminating its appearance.
Hordeolum treatment may involve the use of medications to address the infection that caused it. In other cases, we may recommend surgical techniques that will be used to drain the pus from the lump, which will help provide relief and reduce the size of the hordeolum.
What is the Chalazion and Hordeolum Treatment Recovery Process Like?
For most patients, recovery from chalazion and hordeolum treatment involves only minor swelling and bruising around the eyelid. These symptoms may continue for as long as a week, but patients are able to resume most of their activities within a few days of treatment. Patients just need to be mindful to avoid activities that may irritate the eye as it heals.
What Kind of Results Can I Expect from Chalazion and Hordeolum Treatment?
Chalazion and hordeolum treatment produces improvement that will continue as any treatment side effects fade. These are quick procedures that are highly effective for removing lumps and bumps from the eyelid. We will continue to monitor results after treatment, but many patients are able to achieve permanent results from a single procedure.
At Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay, we are proud to offer chalazion and hordeolum treatments to the men and women living in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, FL and around the world. To learn more about these treatments or to schedule your consultation, contact us today.