Tag Archives: Stye

Dealing with a stye

A stye is a red bump which forms on the outer edge of the eyelid. The eyelids have plenty of small oil glands around the eyelashes. Dead skin, accumulation of oil and dirt can block these tiny holes. Bacteria can grow inside and result to the development of a stye. What are the risk factors? People with acne, seborrheic dermatitis ... Read More »

What is a stye?

A stye is a firm, red lump that develops on the eyelids that looks similar to a pimple and causes pain. Stye is filled with pus and just heals by itself in a few days. Stye develops along the outer edges of the eyelids and can also develop in inner area. In most cases, a stye can be relieved by ... Read More »

What are styes and chalazia and its treatment?

Styes and chalazia are lumps in or along the edge of an eyelid and can be painful or annoying but sometimes go away on their own without treatment. A stye is an infection that causes a red and tender lump in the eyelid, and mostly occurs along the edge of the eyelid. A stye that develops inside the eyelid is ... Read More »