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Question:
Can a chalazion occur on the inside of the eyelid, causing irritation to the cornea?

Answer:
Internal chalazia are quite common and can press on the cornea, causing induced astigmatism and blurred vision, corneal irritation, and a foreign body sensation.

Answered by: Richard G. Shugarman, MDDr. Richard Shugarman

Categories: Eye Diseases, Eye Conditions, General Eye Health

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Answered: Nov 23, 2010

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