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Examples of Eye Abnormalities that may be seen during External Inspection - Chalazion/Sties

Chalazion/Sties - An inflammation of an eyelash follicle.

The lids should be free of lumps (Chalazia).

Image of a girl with lumps on her lids called Chalazia.
Photo courtesy of Rochester Eye Care [Attn: Non-MDH Link] PLLC, Rochester, Michigan.

There should not be redness or crustiness along the margin or signs of a sty.  This may not necessarily need a referral as this often will resolve with a warm compress. However, if it does not resolve with this, then a referral is necessary.

Image of a sty in the lower right part of an eye.
Photo courtesy of Rochester Eye Care [Attn: Non-MDH Link] PLLC, Rochester, Michigan.



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