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A 24-year-old male asked:

I don't have hot compress or extra towels so i used a hair dryer on medium to blow hot air on my eye, while closed of course, cause it's developing a stye. safe to use dryer? seemed to help a lot.

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Not safe: Wet warm compresses are better but you should also see an ophthalmologist
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