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Upper Eyelid Necrosis Secondary to Hordeolum: A Case Report.

Case Rep Ophthalmol 2021 Jan-Apr;12(1):270-276. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

We reported a case of upper eyelid necrosis initially misdiagnosed as a preseptal cellulitis following a hordeolum externum resulting in great damage to the upper eyelid (anterior lamella). The infection was successfully treated with surgical cleansing, drainage, and endovenous antibiotics. Early treatment may avoid severe complications such as eyelid deformity, systemic involvement, and blindness. Read More

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Increased incidence of chalazion associated with face mask wear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Jun 9;22:101032. Epub 2021 Feb 9.

Division of Oculoplastics, Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, 100 Stein Plaza Driveway, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

Purpose: To determine whether the incidence of chalazion increased significantly in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County following the widespread adoption of face mask wear in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: This is a retrospective multicenter study of two ophthalmology institutions: a private Oculoplastics practice in San Francisco and the Oculoplastics division of the Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. All patients seen during the studied time periods with a diagnosis of chalazion or hordeolum were identified through review of electronic medical records and included in the study. Read More

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Safety and Efficacy of an Augmented Intense Pulse Light Protocol for Dry Eye Syndrome and Blepharitis.

Photobiomodul Photomed Laser Surg 2021 Mar 24;39(3):178-184. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Cornea Division, USC Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA.

We evaluated the safety and efficacy of an augmented BroadBand Light (BBL™) protocol on the upper and lower eyelids in improving meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and/or dry eye disease (DED). DED, often associated with MGD, can cause significant morbidity and accounts for 3.54 billion U. Read More

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[Effect of bloodletting at tip of ear with different amounts on pain in patients with early-stage stye: a randomized controlled trial].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2020 Aug;40(8):845-8

Department of TCM, First Central Hospital of Tianjin, Tianjin 300192, China.

Objective: To compare the curative effect between bloodletting at tip of ear with different amounts combined with western medication and western medication alone for early-stage stye.

Methods: A total of 108 patients with early-stage stye were randomly divided into a 50 μL group (36 cases, 4 cases dropped off), a 100 μL group (36 cases, 2 cases dropped off) and a western medication group (36 cases, 5 cases dropped off). The patients in the western medication group were treated with levofloxacin eye drops and levofloxacin hydrochloride eye gel. Read More

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Tarsal Epithelial Cysts: Prevalence, Case Series, and Synthesis of Existing Literature.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 May-Jun 01;37(3):255-261

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Purpose: Tarsal epithelial cysts (TECs) are squamous epithelial-lined lesions of the eyelid that are often mistaken for chalazia or epidermal inclusion cysts. They remain poorly described in the literature. This study is designed to characterize the prevalence and clinical features of TEC. Read More

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Dupilumab-Associated Blepharoconjunctivitis with Giant Papillae.

Int Med Case Rep J 2020 28;13:303-305. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

New York University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, New York, NY 10017, USA.

Purpose: To describe a case of severe dupilumab-associated blepharoconjunctivitis with giant papillae treated with high potency corticosteroid eyedrops, without discontinuing or reducing dupilumab therapy.

Case Report: A 22-year-old Latin American female with a long history of severe atopic dermatitis (AD) with no ocular involvement presented 20 weeks after starting treatment with dupilumab injections with blurry vision, multiple chalazia, eyelid swelling and severe conjunctival injection in both eyes. She also reports having a hordeolum 2 months prior and severely dry eyes starting 2 weeks prior. Read More

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Bloodletting at EX-HN6 as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye: A meta-analysis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2020 Aug;99(32):e21555

Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Background: This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of bloodletting (BL) at ear-apex (EX-HN6) as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye.

Methods: This study systematically searched electronic databases from inception to March 1, 2020 in PUBMED, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Chinese Scientific Journals Full-text Database, and WanFang Database. All potential randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating the effectiveness and safety of BL at EX-HN6 as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye were included in this study. Read More

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Common inflammatory and infectious conditions of the eyelid.

Dis Mon 2020 Oct 1;66(10):101042. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Division of Ophthalmology, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL, United States; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States. Electronic address:

Patients with infection or inflammation of the eyelid will often first present to their primary care physicians with symptoms such as redness, swelling, tearing, itchiness, or a foreign body sensation. There are a variety of conditions that affect the eyelid which can cause such symptoms, and the exam and history can help a provider differentiate some of the more common conditions. This article will provide a comprehensive review of the background, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease, chalazion, hordeolum (stye), and preseptal cellulitis. Read More

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October 2020

Stye Can Lie! - A Rare Presentation of Scrub Typhus Eschar.

Indian J Pediatr 2021 04 3;88(4):417. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, 522 503, India.

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The KS-Pexy: A Novel Method to Manage Horizontal Lower Eyelid Laxity.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2020 Feb;145(2):306e-315e

From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia.

Background: Patients with horizontal lower lid laxity undergoing lower lid blepharoplasty are at a high risk for lid malposition. Prophylactic correction of horizontal lower lid laxity during blepharoplasty may alleviate this risk. In this article, the authors describe a novel lower lid blepharoplasty technique, the KS-pexy (named after its originators, Kuhnt and Szymanowski), for correcting horizontal lower lid laxity. Read More

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February 2020

Eyelid lesions in general practice.

Aust J Gen Pract 2019 08;48(8):509-514

DHSc FRANZCO, Chairman, South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, SA; Foundation Chair, The University of Adelaide, SA; Consultant Oculoplastic Ophthalmologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA.

Background: Patients with eyelid lesions often present in the primary healthcare setting. Although most eyelid lumps are benign, accurate diagnosis and early recognition of sinister lesions leads to improved patient outcomes.

Objective: The aim of this article is to provide an overview of common eyelid lesions presenting to the general practitioner. Read More

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[Periocular metastasis as differential diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma and therapeutic marker of a systemic disease].

Ophthalmologe 2019 Nov;116(11):1074-1078

Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Augenheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale), Ernst-Grube-Str. 40, 06120, Halle, Deutschland.

Background: A pyogenic granuloma is a frequent palpebral pseudotumor. Showing a typical clinical picture after an inflammation (hordeolum, chalazion) it can be easily diagnosed and sometimes a histopathological analysis is thought to be unnecessary.

Methods: A case report of a patient suffering from a palpebral metastasis of a clear cell renal cell carcinoma (cRCC) as an atypical differential diagnosis of an inflammatory pseudotumor of the eyelid is presented. Read More

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November 2019

A Case of Ocular Kaposi's Sarcoma Successfully Treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Combined with Docetaxel.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Sep 10;19:1074-1077. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

BACKGROUND Ocular Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) involving the conjunctiva and ocular adnexa is uncommon and is usually treated with cryotherapy or surgical excision. We report a case of ocular KS successfully treated with HAART combined with 8 cycles of weekly docetaxel. CASE REPORT Our patient was a 24-year-old, treatment-naïve, HIV-positive (CD4 cell count 198 cells/mm3), homosexual man treated as having atypical hordeolum and subconjunctival hemorrhage, and later confirmed with pathology to have ocular KS with immunohistochemistry study showing KS with positive HHV8, CD34, CD31, and focal positive staining with Factor VIIIRA. Read More

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September 2018

The trend of resistance to antibiotics for ocular infection of Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and Corynebacterium compared with 10-years previous: A retrospective observational study.

PLoS One 2018 7;13(9):e0203705. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Objective: To retrospectively identify epidemiological trends of infection on the ocular surface and investigate trends of resistance to bacterial antibiotics compared with 10-years previous for Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS), and Corynebacterium in Japan.

Materials And Methods: Bacterial isolate samples were collected from the conjunctival sacs of eyes afflicted with conjunctivitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, and hordeolum from September 2004 through November 2005 (n = 145 isolates) and September 2014 through November 2015 (n = 195 isolates) at the Baptist Eye Institute, Kyoto, Japan. The prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. Read More

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February 2019

Periorbital infections and conjunctivitis due to Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) positive Staphylococcus aureus in children.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 08 6;18(1):371. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

Background: Colonisation with Panton-Valentine Leukocidin expressing strains of Staphylococcus aureus (PVL + SA) is characterised by recurrent skin and soft tissue infections. While periorbital and orbital infections are common in children and frequently caused by S. aureus the role of PVL + SA in recurrent eye infections has not been studied. Read More

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Cover Image: Dermoscopic detection of unusual eyelash Trichophyton interdigitale infection mimicking hordeolum.

Br J Dermatol 2018 04;178(4):989-990

Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, China.

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Demodicosis Treatment with Systemic Ivermectin.

Skinmed 2017;15(4):293-295. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal.

A 23-year-old white man presented to our dermatology department complaining of pruriginous and erythematous papulopustules on the right cheek that had developed 6 months previously. He had a history of chronic blepharitis, complicated by a recurrent hordeolum that had been treated with warm compresses and topical antibiotic ointment (chloramphenicol) for approximately 2 years. The patient had oily skin and atopy (allergic rhinitis) and did not experience photosensitivity or flushing or have previous exposure to immunosuppressants or topical/systemic corticosteroids. Read More

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Incidence of Ophthalmic Disorders in Patients Treated with the Antineoplastic Agent S-1.

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2017 Jun;44(6):501-506

Division of Drug Information, Dept. of Pharmacotherapeutics, Showa University School of Pharmacy.

S-1 is an oral antineoplastic agent containing tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil potassium. Recently, ophthalmic disorders, particularly epiphora, have been reported. We retrospectively investigated the incidence of ophthalmic disorders in patients treated with a regimen containing S-1 at our institution. Read More

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Study on Steroid Induced Ocular Findings in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome.

J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Mar 1;11(3):SC05-SC06. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

Senior Resident, Department of Paediatric, JK Lon Hospital, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Introduction: Long term use of corticosteroids in Nephrotic Syndrome (NS) is associated with ocular complications such as Posterior Subcapsular Cataract (PSC), glaucoma, increased intra-ocular pressure, ptosis, mydriasis, eyelid skin atrophy, keratisis, thinning of cornea and sclera, repeated hordeolum exacerbations.

Aim: To determine ocular abnormalities in children with NS and their association with steroid dosing and duration.

Materials And Methods: Hundred patients with NS in the age group of 2-18 years, with no evidence of other systemic disease, were considered for the study. Read More

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Acupuncture for acute hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 02 9;2:CD011075. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Background: Hordeolum is an acute, purulent inflammation of the eyelid margin usually caused by obstructed orifices of the sebaceous glands of the eyelid. The condition, which affects sebaceous glands internally or externally, is common. When the meibomian gland in the tarsal plate is affected, internal hordeolum occurs, while when the glands of Zeis or Moll associated with eyelash follicles are affected, external hordeolum, or stye occurs. Read More

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February 2017

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis of the Eyelids: A Case Series with Molecular Identification and Literature Review.

Korean J Parasitol 2016 Dec 31;54(6):787-792. Epub 2016 Dec 31.

Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a protozoan disease which is endemic in Iran. It is transmitted by the sand fly. The eyelid is rarely involved possibly because the movement of the lids impedes the sand fly from biting the skin in this region. Read More

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December 2016

Non-surgical interventions for acute internal hordeolum.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 01 9;1:CD007742. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

Center for Clinical Trials and US Cochrane Center, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Mail Rm E6152, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21205.

Background: A hordeolum is a common, painful inflammation of the eyelid margin that is usually caused by a bacterial infection. The infection affects oil glands of the eyelid and can be either internal or external. In many cases, the lesion drains spontaneously and resolves without treatment; however, the inflammation can spread to other ocular glands or tissues, and recurrences are common. Read More

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January 2017

Risk Factors and Symptoms of Meibomian Gland Loss in a Healthy Population.

J Ophthalmol 2016 14;2016:7526120. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Department of General Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University, Al. Powstancow Wlkp. 72, 70-111 Szczecin, Poland.

. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between MGL and ocular symptoms, several systemic conditions, and key markers of ocular surface health. . Read More

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November 2016

[Merkel cell carcinoma of the eyelid. An often unrecognized tumor entity : Clinical aspects and treatment strategies].

Ophthalmologe 2017 Feb;114(2):134-139

Zentrum für Augenheilkunde, Universitätsklinik Köln, Kerpener Str. 62, 50924, Köln, Deutschland.

Merkel cell carcinoma of the eyelid is an aggressive, highly malignant tumor of the skin. Totaling approximately 0.5 % of all tumors of the eyelid, it constitutes a relatively small group of lid tumors. Read More

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February 2017

Parents' awareness and perception of children's eye diseases in Nigeria.

J Optom 2017 Apr - Jun;10(2):104-110. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Department of Optometry, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin, Nigeria.

Purpose: Most causes of childhood blindness are treatable or preventable. Knowledge of parents' awareness and perception of eye problems is important in helping to understand parents' eye care seeking behavior. This understanding becomes necessary as early detection and intervention can be effective when done at an early age. Read More

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Evaluation of the Painful Eye.

Am Fam Physician 2016 Jun;93(12):991-8

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Eye problems constitute 2% to 3% of all primary care and emergency department visits. Common eye conditions that can cause eye pain are conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, and hordeolum, and some of the most serious eye conditions include acute angle-closure glaucoma, orbital cellulitis, and herpetic keratitis. The history should focus on vision changes, foreign body sensation, photophobia, and associated symptoms, such as headache. Read More

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Comparative Clinical Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Presenting With Eyelid Nodules of Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma, Hordeola, and Chalazia.

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2016 Jul 17;53(4):206-11. Epub 2016 May 17.

Purpose: To present the clinical features of the eyelid nodules observed in a newly determined dermatologic disorder, idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma (IFAG), and to compare them with children having acute hordeolum and chalazion.

Methods: Duration of the lesion, localization, presence of coexisting facial nodules, management strategies, and response time to topical/oral antibiotics were retrospectively reviewed in 50 children with IFAG, acute hordeolum, or chalazion.

Results: Fourteen children with one or more IFAG nodules on their eyelids, 28 children with one or more acute hordeolum, and 8 children with one or more chalazion were examined. Read More

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