... Something is causing the mites to overpopulate. Generally our immune system keeps the Demodex in check.
I went through the same thing. Never had a stye in my life, then started having them every week.
Could quite possibly be some a health problem suppressing your immune system, or an insufficiency in nutrients your not getting from your diet, causing a weakened immune... (5 replies)
... Hi. I wanted to update this to say that I did two treatments. I asked my opthamologist for a treatment for demodex, because demodex mites have been implicated in chronic chalazion. The treatment was oral ivermectin, one dose one day then 7 days later repeat the dose. No side effects.
A few days into that, I started taking doxycyline 100mg/day, and took that for about a... (5 replies)
... When they were first developing I just assumed they had to be a stye or chalazion so I tried hot compresses but they seemed to make the lumps get bigger faster. ... (0 replies)
... Use warm wet compresses and soak the eyelid for 10 mins. Then take 2 drops of baby shampoo and put into a full glass of water, gently scrub the lid to clean. Chalazion tx is a pain in the butt and can take awhile but it will go away with some time. ... (1 replies)
... I went to visit an eye specialist earlier in the week, and was told i have a chalazion on my upper right eyelid. ... (1 replies)
... I went to see my doctor today and she refused to surgically remove it for me for another 3 weeks. I've had this chalazion for about 4 days now. ... (3 replies)
... how long does it take for a chalazion to go away with treatment? ... (1 replies)
... what to do if Chalazion remains for months. ... (2 replies)
... i have got chalazion and it is a bit itchy at time so why is this (0 replies)
... Hi guys, thanks for the responses.
I posted this a while ago now. I finally got my doctor to refer me to a specialist.
He froze my eye, flipped and clamped my eyelid over, and removed it from the inside. He said it was called a "compound chalazion." He tossed the "junk" into the garbage, so I didn't see how much came out. It bled a bit. I wore a patch over the eye... (4 replies)
... g these to disappear. Use camomile tea bags. Pour boiling water over the tea bag. Put the tea bag on a spoon and hold the tea bag close to the eyelid with the chalazion letting the steam from the tea bag hit your eyelid. Do this three times a day for approx. 5 minutes a time. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a chalazion this morning. I am skeptical about the minor surgery, but it seems it's the only hope. ... (6 replies)
... Just wanted to share my experience with chalazia. I had a handful of styes as a kid and got my first chalazion about 5 years ago. Thought it was a sty so just soaked it with hot water expecting it to go away. ... (2 replies)
... how long does it take for a chalazion to go away (2 replies)
... I had a number of styes and a chalazion.I had one lanced and the eyelid has remained oddly puffy and uncomfortable.I fear having my other chalazion lanced because it causes more damage. ... (0 replies)
... Am curious what happened with the eye drops. I had a chalazion removed 1.5 months ago. She had trouble getting it from the inside of the lid so she also made an incision on the outside. ... (6 replies)
... I became the "lucky owner" of a chalazion quite a few montsh back. ... (6 replies)
... What type of doctor do I go to, to get a chalazion removed from my eyelid? ... (1 replies)
... and when the chalazion is being here, it's progressively modify your crease and the shape of your eye. ... (6 replies)
... when it's in the corner. But iam not sure i understood your case, your corner is larger eventhough your chalazion disappeared ? ... (6 replies)