The term chalazion  comes from a Greek word meaning "small lump." A chalazion forms when an oil-producing gland in the eyelid called the meibomian gland becomes enlarged and the gland opening becomes clogged with oil.It is a meibomiam cyst.
It is different from styes. A stye often appears as a red, sore lump near the edge of the eyelid, caused by an infected eyelash follicle. When a stye occurs inside or under the eyelid, it is called an internal hordeolum.
Chalazia tend to develop farther from the edge of the eyelid than styes. Often larger than stye, a chalazia usually isn't painful. It is not caused by an infection from bacteria, and it is not a cancer. Sometimes, when a  stye doesn't heal, it can turn into a chalazion.
Homoeopathic remedies are effective for treating chalazion without any side effects. Some of the important remedies are given below--
STAPHYSAGRIA 200 ---Staphysagria is one of the top Homoeopathic remedy for recurrent styes and chalazion . It is prescribed  when the chalazion are commonly found on eyelids near the angles of eye, particularly the inner. Staphysagria is indicated when the chalazion is accompanied by a feeling of heat in the eyeballs. Staphysagria patients also  often complain that the margin of their lids itch.  Their eyes feel dry despite lachrymation.

CONIUM MACULATUM 200-Conium Maculatum is prescribed for  chalazion that is extremely hard. There is photophobia and excessive lachrymation.

 CALCAREA FLOUR. 30--Calcarea is  best suited where there is a tendency for the chalazion to recur.There is flickering and sparks before the eyes.

 PULSATILA nig. 200-  Pulsatilla is also  an effective remedy for recurrent styes  and chalazion. It is usually accompanied with acrid lachrymation and swelling of the eyelids. Pulsatilla is prescribed for chalazion that   that exude thick yellow profuse bland discharging pus on pressure. There is itching and burning in eyes, because of this the patient constantly rub his eyes.  There is dimness of vision with a sensation as though there were something covering the eyes which the patient wishes to rub or wipe

PLANTANUS OCCIDENTALIS 3X-- Plantanus is considered an almost specific Homoeopathic  remedy for chlazion. This remedy acts best in children.  This is indicated for both acute and old neglected cases, where  the destruction of tissue occurred and cicatricial contraction caused  marked deformity of the eyelid .Apply the mother tincture externally

PLATINUM MET. 200- Platinum is also best for chlazion. There is twitching of the eyelids . The patient feel objects looks smaller than they are. Platinum patients are always contempt for others and have a changing mood.

SILICEA 200-- Silicea is prescribed  for chalazion in which the angles of eyes are affected and  there is swelling of the lachrymal duct. Patients requiring this remedy for chalazion often complain of being sensitive to light, especially daylight which produces dazzling, sharp pain through eyes. Their eyes are tender to touch and the complaints are worse when closed.

 THUJA OCCIDENTALIS 1000-- Thuja is a best  for chalazion when the eyelids are agglutinated at night from the discharge. The eyelids feel heavy as lead and may be dry and scaly. There is a feel as if cold air was streaming out of the head through their eye and feel better when warmly covered.

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