For prevention of Chalazion following measures are of great help-
- If you are among high risk group for Chalazion or have a strong family history then apply hot towel compress on both eyes for 5-10 minutes every night before sleeping and gently clean the lid margins to prevent blockage of oil glands of eyes.
- Clean eyelashes daily to remove bacteria, dirt etc.
- Avoid touching your eyes with unclean hands or handkerchief since dirt in them can block oil glands resulting in Chalazion.
- Keep your eyes clean with a solution of clean water & baby shampoo.
- Exercise adequately and maintain good immunity with balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
- Maintain routine eyelid hygiene measures.
- Avoid rubbing your eyes which can irritate them.
- Protect your eyes from dirt, dust, pollution, smoke.
- Use good quality eye make-up and change them routinely preferably biannually.