Chalazion Treatment Washington DC

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John S McInnes, MD
(202) 942-6293
555 12th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Eye Ctr
Graduation Year: 1993

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Alice True Gasch, MD
(202) 363-4446
60 O St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992

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Daniel Pluznik, MD
(202) 296-4900
1133 20th St SW Ste B-150
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Salim Butrus
(202) 544-1900
650 Pennsylvania Ave SE # 270
Washington, DC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Richard Larry Dotson, MD
(202) 396-8200
1647 Benning Rd NE Ste 102
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Richard Dixon North Jr, MD
(202) 667-0085
1802 11th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1968

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Thomas G Hunter, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tennessee - Memphis
Graduation Year: 2003

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Gregory Adrian Butler, MD
1647 Benning Rd NE
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1992

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A Wali Ziayee, MD
Howard Univ Dept Oph
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1997

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Leonard Martin Parver, MD
(202) 833-1668
1145 19th St NW Ste 500
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Hebrew, Other, Russian, Turkish
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md
Group Practice: Parver Palestine & Hairston

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Stye And Chalazion Eye Inflammation

A stye, or hordeolum, is a nodule of inflammation that forms a bump in the eyelid and is associated with a bacterial infection. A stye usually begins to form when an oil gland in the eyelid margin becomes clogged. A pocket of bacterial infection, or an abscess, then develops in the clogged oil gland. Very rarely, the infection can spread from the eyelid to other parts of the face. Persons with blepharitis are especially prone to developing styes.

In contrast to a stye, a chalazion is a nodule of inflammation that forms a bump in the eyelid without associated infection. Chalazia tend to be present longer than styes, and they are usually less tender and red. Some styes develop into chalazia after the body clears the infection but not the inflammation.

Symptoms You May Experience:
With a stye, you will notice a bump in your eye lid that develops over several days. The bump is usually tender and red. With a chalazion, the bump that forms in your eyelid will often take longer to form. It is usually only slightly tender to the touch and is less red than a stye. Your vision may be slightly blurred if the chalazion presses on your eyeball, causing astigmatism (an irregular curvature of the cornea)...

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