- Lump on eyelid: Swelling may develop in eyelid, upper or lower depending on location of blockage of tarsal gland. This swelling may grow in size gradually and may continue to grow for weeks. This swelling appears as a lump and feels hard on touching.
- Pain: Initially there may be some irritation. Mostly there is no pain but sometimes tenderness, redness and warmth may be there if there is superseded infection. This is chief feature in symptoms of chalazion.
- Change in vision: Pressure put by Chalazion may distort eyeball affecting vision. Vision may be blurred, blocked, double etc. These are important symptoms of chalazion.
- Photophobia: Patient may feel sensitivity in eyes on seeing towards light. They can experience burning, smarting or irritation in eyes. This is leading feature in symptoms of chalazion.
- Increased tear formation (lacrymation) in eyes.
- Feeling of heaviness on eyelid due to lump.
These are important symptoms of chalazion.