A 18-year-old male asked:
Small white bumps appeared on the upper rim of my right eye lid. its itchy and easily irritated. are these potential sty if so how can i prevent them?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Meibomian: These are meibomian glands which secret the oil to help lubricate the surface of the eye. When these get plugged up then yes it forms a style or chalazion. Get a hot wash cloth wnd hold over the eye for 10 minutes the gently massage the lids. If severe can use Minocin (minocycline) once a day( this is a prescription).
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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