The condition is caused by obstruction of the duct that drains one of these glands.
swelling on the eyelid
of eyelid confirms the diagnosis.
the Meibomian gland duct may be blocked by a skin cancer.
this is suspected, a biopsy may be needed to diagnose the disorder.
A large chalazion can cause astigmatism due to pressure on the cornea. This will resolve with resolution of the chalazion.
The primary treatment is application of warm compresses for 10 - 15 minutes at least 4 times a day. This may soften the hardened oils blocking the duct and promote drainage and healing.
Homeopathy medicines works well in recurrent chalazions