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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have had 3 stye infections each requiring doxycycline due to preseptal cellulitis, each occurred after staying at my mother's home-connection?

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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Probably not: Its due to your oil glands on your eyelids becoming clogged.. I suggest daily warm compresses, lid cleaning and daily omega-3's. And see your general ophthalmologist for a complete prevention treatment.
Last updated Nov 20, 2015


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