Eye Need to Know: Are a Chalazion and a Stye the same thing?


A chalazion and a stye are similar in that they are both aggravating lumps that appear on the eyelids; however the terms are not to be used interchangeably.  The differences are listed below.

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Submitted by guest blogger, Rebecca Johnson, Founder of EyeTrain4You, an ophthalmic staff training and development company.  Contact her at Rebecca@EyeTrain4You.com

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