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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Sometimes: A stye is the common term for a pimple like inflammation of the lid and lid margin. If located on the edge it is termed an external hordeolum and if ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not the same: A stye generally refers to an external hordeolum, which is an infected hair follicle. These are painful enlarge into a red, round bump on the edge of ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Similar: Both of these are styes. Hordeolum is the $64 dollar word for a stye. If it is in the substance of the lid, it is internal . If it is on the edge o ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Some Chalazia simply appear without a symptomatic precursor although a stye must have occurred without causing symptoms.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not very: These usually cause the whole lid to get inflamed for a while, and then localize at one point in the internal lid. There is no danger to vision or th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or stero ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Hot compresses: The main treatments for hordeola are hot compresses, lid hygiene and sometimes antibiotic/anti-inflmmatory drops or ointments. The hot compresses are ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rizen
19 years experience in Ophthalmology
Stye: A hordeolum is the medical term for a stye which is typically a clogged oil gland in the eyelid. These can become inflamed and sometimes even infecte ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not much: A hordeolum is an inflammaion of the lid (a stye) due to infection in one of the glands. It can spread over a broad area of the lid as the skin of th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Stye: This is an inflammation of a gland in the lid, analogous to a pimple, in which stagnated secretion becomes infected and sets up a focal inflammation. ... Read More
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