A Simple Anesthetic Technique to Eliminate Pain and Optimize Patient Satisfaction for Chalazion Incision and Curettage

  title={A Simple Anesthetic Technique to Eliminate Pain and Optimize Patient Satisfaction for Chalazion Incision and Curettage},
  author={Stephen A. LoBue and Richard A. Giovane and Nicholas Bahl and Erin Schaefer and T D Lobue},
  journal={Advances in Ophthalmology \& Visual System},
A chalazion is a localized area of granulomatous inflammation associated with lipid deposits and swelling of the eyelid. It occurs due to the obstruction of sebaceous glands, meibomian or Zeis, of which the former is more common. The meibomian gland may be obstructed due to varying etiologies including infection, inflammation, or neoplastic lesions. Chalazia may have a slow, insidious onset with minimal symptoms. Most commonly, localized inflammation occurs in the upper lid, with an immobile… 

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