Could this be a chalazion on the upper eyelid? If so, how do you…

Could this be a chalazion on the upper eyelid? If so, how do you treat it?

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Diedra Cardamone
5 years ago

Irina, It could be a chalazion – can be treated at home with repeated use of warm compresses for 15-20 minutes then several minutes of light lid massage to help reduce swelling.  If it does not get smaller or if it goes away and comes back, see your vet.  They may drain it and prescribe antibiotics and anti-inflammatory meds.   It could also be a tumor – in dogs they are usually benign and do not spread to distant tissues.  However, they will grow and can destroy the structure of the eyelid, in addition to rubbing on the eye. It’s best to… Read more »