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can you get a stye on your eyeball

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Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: To treat a sty: Hot compresses followed by firm squeezing. If that doesn't work, see an eye MD for surgical removal.

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Stye: Warm compressor for 10 minutes 3-4 timea a day, eye lid shamppo (baby shampoo). Works most of the time. No make up. If getting bigger, or painful the ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Gupta
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Many options: Stye commonly refers to a chalazion, a non-infectious inflammation of oil-producing glands of the eyelid that typically occurs spontaneously (without ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: You likely have chronic blepharitis which makes you prone to have styes. A visit to an ophthalmologist will get you started on treatment for this.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Assuming the: diagnosis of stye/hordeolum (an infection of an oil gland in the eyelid) is correct, the treatment you describe may or may not be helping. Styes usual ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Topical heat: While many styes are infected, antibiotics generally cannot easily get to them. Heat is very effective. Try soaking a washcloth in the very warm (no ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Warm compresses: If the surrounding skin gets increasingly red or you develop fever, go to the er.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Stye treatment: Warm compresses and ocusoft plus lid scrubs, artificial tears, and possible antibiotic/steroid eye medication. If no improvement, intralesional stero ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Margolies
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Heat and antibiotic : The most successful early treatment is the use of warm compresses four times a day followed by an antibiotic/ steroid drop and/or ointment. If that tr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wachtel
59 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid lumps & Bumps: An infection involving glands associated with each eyelash (external stye) usually clears without any serious permanent harm. Hot compresses speed the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Yes: The best treatment is frequent warm compresses.

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