• Chalazion Risk Factors

Risk Factors

You are at higher risk of having Chalazion if-

  • You touch your eyes with unclean hands repeatedly
  • You have previous history of Chalazion
  • You are suffering from pre existing diseases like acne rosacea, blepharitis, eczema etc. A skin disease (type of rosacea called as Ocular Rosacea) which is mainly characterized by facial redness can affect eye causing Chalazia
  • You have oily skin
  • You have a positive family history of Chalazion
  • You have a high stressful life