What are the differences between chalazion and stye?
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Chalazion and stye are not the same.
Chalazion is a chronic inflammatory lesion of the meibomian gland.
Stye is an acute suupurative infection of the lash follicle and its associated glands.
Based on the image you uploaded, its chalazion. Usually its left alone and spontaneously regresses. However, persistent lesions can be treated with corticosteroid injections, systemic antibiotics and surgical removal.
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