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Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: There is no set time for the resolution of your condition. The medical term for heat boil or stye is chalazion. The normal oil duct gets blocked, and ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Boil likely stye: A "boil" in eyelid most l can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction, styes, or chalazion, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd. Treatment opt ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
STYE OR HORDEOLUM: Opthalmic antibiotic ointment applied at least twice a day for 10 days will take care of the infection.
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Blockage of gland: A stye is when an oil-producing gland in the eyelid becomes blocked and infected. Hot compresses and keeping the eye lid clean are the most effective ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes they can, and it's not much fun. When psoriasis affects the eyelids, scales may cover lashes. The edges of the eyelids may become red and crusty. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Stress can cause: Persistent twitching of your eyelid can mean your nervous system is on high alert. I've seen this in some of my patients experiencing anxiety & stres ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eyelid sore: Several possibilities. Recommend an opthalmologist take a look.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Heat: A warm compress applied to the involved eye will increase blood flow to the area & this helps the process heal or any build up of debris to drain. It ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Hypercholesterolemia: These deposits are concerning for a condition were too much cholesterol exists in your body. These may be xanthelasma. Many times these are not ass ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye MD: New onset of pain and swelling is an indication to go to the eye MD. You may have something as simple as a sty that will be solved by warm compresses ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Meibomian cyst?: It might be a cyst. Ask your doctor to look at it and refer you to an Ophthalmologist. It’s usually easy to deal with such but they may sometimes recu ... Read More

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