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Article
September 1979

Chalazia and Rosacea

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Eye and Ear Hospital.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(9):1652-1653. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020020220006
Abstract

• Fifty-seven percent of patients scheduled for excision of chalazia over 19 years of age and 64% of patients over the age of 29 were found to have rosacea. This compares to an incidence in our control group of 12% and 13%, respectively. Rosacea was almost twice as common in patients with recurrent chalazia as in those with only one occurrence.

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