There are many remedies specifically for chalazion in the homeopathic shelf. To know which one to use, a homeopath will have to look at your list of symptoms and other pertinent factors (. lifestyle, temperament, etc.) before a final cure can be prescribed. One advantage with alternative medicine is that side-effects like an upset stomach and other gastrointestinal pain usually associated with antibiotics, are relatively uncommon. Homeopathic remedies for chalazion are also recommended by its advocates and experts because they treat the inflammation at the source. More specifically, homeopathic remedies treat an individual’s propensity for styes and chalazia such that once the course of treatment is complete, chalazia are not expected to return.
Some individuals have thicker Meibomian gland secretions than others and, therefore, have a greater risk of developing a chalazion. If you have had one chalazion, you are at greater risk of developing another one in the future. People with acne rosacea , because of alterations within the oil glands of the face, are at greater risk of developing chalazia. The regular use of warm compresses applied to the closed eyelids for five minutes before bedtime can be helpful in preventing the Meibomian glands from clogging during the night. In people with seborrhea of the lids and recurrent chalazia, warm compresses and careful cleansing of the lid margins can be helpful for prevention. Some patients with recurrent chalazia can benefit by chronic use of oral low-dose tetracycline , which changes the metabolism of the oil-producing glands.