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What is a Stye?

A stye, or hordeolum, is a small bump that can appear on the outside or inside of eyelid developing from an eyelash follicle or an eyelid oil gland that becomes clogged from excess oil, debris or bacteria. Styes can be brought about by increased stress, but can also be a complication of blepharitis (inflammation of […]

What is a Stye?

A stye, or hordeolum, is a small bump that can appear on the outside or inside of eyelid developing from an eyelash follicle or an eyelid oil gland that becomes clogged from excess oil, debris or bacteria. Styes can be brought about by increased stress, but can also be a complication of blepharitis (inflammation of eyelid). The treatment includes warm compresses, gentle massage of affected area and antibiotic ointment or eye drops.

What is a stye?

A stye, or hordeolum, is a small bump that can appear on the outside or inside of eyelid which develops from an eyelash follicle or oil gland becoming clogged from excess oil, debris or bacteria. The usual complaint is watery eyes, with pain and tenderness and redness around the stye. Pain usually subsides if the […]