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is pataday used to treat styes?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Pataday: Is an allergy drop. This will not help a stye. You can use some warm compresses if your eyelid is swollen and tender.
Answered on Nov 13, 2020

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