Halyazion of the lower eyelid - how to recognize and cure
Halyazion is a small lump reminiscent ofa gradient, in the upper or lower eyelid. The size of the education rarely exceeds a large pea. Appears halyazion of the lower eyelid as a result of disruption of the sebaceous glands. With the passage of time, this formation can dramatically increase in size and become very painful.
Sebaceous glands forming haljazion, stillknown as meibomian glands, they are located within a century. For each eye of a person, they can account for up to 80 pieces. All of them emit a thick liquid, which in case of blockage and stagnation begins to form under the skin of a small lump of matter. Over time, this lump gets more dense structure and increases in size until the visible inflammation begins. However, unlike barley, which is also caused by glandular obstruction, the halacha of the lower eyelid is not dangerous. It should be remembered that this is just an inflammation, to which the body quite rightly reacts with redness, swelling, fever and pain. Barley, which is caused by an infection, is much more painful and can cause serious complications.
Halyazion of the lower eyelid - causes
The causes of this disease are very different,but in the end they can all be reduced to the obstruction of the sebaceous glands and the clogging of blood vessels. Each of the meibomian glands produces a special fluid that must moisturize the surface of the eye and clean the roots of the eyelashes. However, with haljazione, this does not occur due to plugging of the ducts. In addition, there are a number of conditions that increase the chances of development of meibomies cysts, namely:
- chronic blepharitis;
- diabetes mellitus and pregnancy;
- inflammatory skin diseases;
- ignoring the simplest rules of hygiene.
Halyazion of the lower eyelid - symptoms
Edema of both lower and upper eyelids canoccur throughout the week, but in rare cases, there is an explosive growth of the tumor. More often haljazion occurs in the upper eyelid. It appears as a small solid lump, gradually increasing in size. After its diameter exceeds 8 mm, usually unpleasant feelings begin.
Halyazion of the lower eyelid - treatment
Treatment of this ailment can be broken down intoseveral different stages and is carried out by both surgical and more conservative methods. If halyazion, a photo of which can be seen below, is in its first stage and has not yet sufficiently compacted, it can be removed from it with "little blood" with various ointments, lotions and disinfectant drops. This type of treatment is designed to initiate the resolution of the chalasia clot.
If this technique does not bear fruit, thenthe ophthalmologist must prescribe a special drug that prevents the formation of fibrous capsules and has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect. Usually such medicine is injected into the affected area with a long needle. If the second stage does not bring any results, the doctors try to reduce the inflammatory process to its minimum mark and perform a surgical removal of the halazion. In this process, the fibrous capsule and lump contents are removed.