A 46-year-old female asked:
Can you use prednisolone acetate 1% to get rid of a stye in your eye
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ilan Cohenanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Not advisible: A stye is an infection. Prednisolone could potentially make the infection worse as it reduces your body's ability to fight infection. Hot compresses are the best treatment for a stye. Better still, see your eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get the correct treatment.
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