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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Intra lesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide- An aesthetic method of treating chalazion

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Author Details: K. Kavita, Mohammed Ather, Samra Wahaaj Fatima

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 27

Article End Page : 29


Aim: To study the efficacy of intra lesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide in treating chalazion.

Materials and Method: This is a prospective interventional study conducted on 100 cases of chalazion at the department of Oculoplasty and orbital disease of Sarojini Devi eye hospital, during July 2013 to June 2015. 100 cases of chalazion who came to the out patient department of Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital were included in the study. Recurrent cases, cases of acute hordeolum internum, Lid malignancies, and children were excluded from the study.

Informed consent was obtained from cases selected. They were investigated for Routine surgical profile and size of chalazion measured in millimetres by a transparent ruler. Then Injection of 0.1 ml of triamcinolone was given intra lesionally into the chalazion in minor operation theatre taking all Aseptic Precautions. Cases were followed post operatively after Ist week and fourth week for reduction in size of chalazion.

Result: Out of 100 cases 80 had complete resolution, 11 had reduction in size and 9 didn’t respond to treatment.

Conclusion: Intra lesional injection of triamcinolone is Aesthetic method of treating chalazion. 

Keywords: Chalazion, Intra lesional injection, Triamcinolone acetonide

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2455-8478.2018.0009