Hi All, Have a 16yr old young girl has had a persistent granulated ‘lumpy’ chalazion for 8 months and frequently flares up. GH-Fine, no Acne, no meds, nothing noteworthy. Already had course of topical a/biotics, oral a/biotics, maxitrol oint bd for 3/12. She regularly hot compresses every day and lid hygiene. Refuses to be referred … Continue reading "Persistent Granulated Chalazion"
This might sound a daft question but what / if any, are the barriers for optoms removing chalazia ?
Following on from a post on theoptom.com Is anyone offering this? http://www.optometry.co.uk/uploads/articles/80c333db61cd4c2befd8360a8b7d18f1_skorin200200503.pdf
I would be very grateful for opinions on this. Story is 38yr old chap with a flair up of rosacea. He has multiple meb gland cysts and very inflamed lid margins as you would expect. He also has a lot of mucus in the left eye resulting intermittent blurred vision, this seemed trapped under the … Continue reading "Pigmented tarsal plate lesion"
12 months apart, before and after shots.
77 yo F. attends local EH case with lump on nose. was sore 48 hours maybe a month ago. Told nothing to worry about, it’ll go away, nothing can be done anyway…… https://plus.google.com/u/0/106864563479964095480/posts/1KAquDKLg8T?pid=6089271937912344642&oid=106864563479964095480
Hands up if you still have trouble telling between papillae & follicles. I do! Obviously, when it a clear cut diagnosis it is easy peasy! But in the majority of these reddish, ambiguously irritated eyes I’d prefer to write “Grade ? roughness of p.conj.” as I’m not sure – in fact, the harder I look … Continue reading "Follicles vs Papillae"
Two questions: What causes them? To pop or not to pop?
This 70 year old lady has seen me for the last 3 successive years and is entirely asymptomatic. She has fine ‘black pepper’ scattered evenly over the inferior and superior palebral conjunctiva. This seems to be becoming fainter with time – mind you this may well be my threshold for detecting abnormal has gone up! … Continue reading "Palpebral pepper puzzle"
I have an elderly Px who has a cyst of Zeiss on her upper lid (outer can thus). She would like it dealt with, which I am ‘happy’ to do but I have never dealt with one of these and wonder if there are any tips. Adrian Bruce suggests that anaesthetic isn’t required but that … Continue reading "Removing a cyst of Zeiss"