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Can you use prednisolone acetate 1% to get rid of a stye in your eye

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 26 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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