Top
20
Doctor insights on: Bausch And Lomb Eye Wash For Stye

Share
1

1
I have a stye on each eye and a friend of mine told me to wash my eye with baby shampoo. Does that work?

I have a stye on each eye and a friend of mine told me to wash my eye with baby shampoo. Does that work?

No: A study was done looking at efficacy of various treatments for stye (a nonmedical term for chalazion/hordeolum). The only effective treatment was warm compresses. Sometimes baby shampoo has been recommended for blepharitis, but unless done right, its not recommended as it may irritate the eye further. Typically, if the chalazion isn't improved after a month, incision and drainage may be needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Andrea Kossler
392 Doctors shared insights

Hordeolum (Definition)

This is an inflammation of a gland in the lid, analogous to a pimple, in which stagnated secretion becomes infected and sets up a focal inflammation. It is a fancy term for what most ...Read more


2

2
I seem to be getting frequent eye styes, despite good eye lid hygiene. (using baby shampoo to wash lids twice daily and stopped using makeup). ideas?

I seem to be getting frequent eye styes, despite good eye lid hygiene. (using baby shampoo to wash lids twice daily and stopped using makeup). ideas?

Oral medications: Ask your eye care professional if oral doxycycline is an option for you. It can be effective by reducing oil production in patients with chronic chalazion formation. Hope that helps. ...Read more

3

3
Why do I get styes around my eyes?

Why do I get styes around my eyes?

Blocked glands: You likely have a skin condition which is leading to blockages of the glands in the eyelids (blepharitis). These blockages lead to the styes that you see. An ophthalmologist would be able to tell you if your eyelids have any tendency toward getting these styes, and offer you specific suggestions. Some people benefit from chronic lid hygeine or even oral medicines to prevent chronic styes. ...Read more

4

4
I keep getting recurring styes in both my eyes. What is the cause of this?

I keep getting recurring styes in both my eyes. What is the cause of this?

Blepharitis: Most likely you have blepharitis. See an ophthalmologist for management of this chronic condition. ...Read more

6

6
How to quickly cure an stye eye?

How to quickly cure an stye eye?

Hot compresses: See an ophthalmologist for medical treatment.

Get a more detailed answer ›
7

7
How do II get raid of a eye stye?

How do II get raid of a eye stye?

Stye: Warm compressor for 10 minutes 3-4 timea a day, eye lid shamppo (baby shampoo). Works most of the time. No make up. If getting bigger, or painful then go to ophtalmology (not optmetry) in rare occasions they may need to remove it surgically. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How do I clear a stye from my eye?

How do I clear a stye from my eye?

Stye: Warm compresses are usually the best home treatment. If it becomes very painful see your doctor he may need to do surgery on it and give you antibiotic eye drops. Do not try to pop it on your own. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
How come I frequently get eye stye?

Blepharitis: You likely have chronic blepharitis which makes you prone to have styes. A visit to an ophthalmologist will get you started on treatment for this. ...Read more

10

10
Stye on my upper eye waterline? Help?

Stye on my upper eye waterline? Help?

Warm Compresses: A stye is usually caused by a blocked oil gland on the eyelid. Treatment includes warm compresses and lid massage over the bump to encourage the stye to drain. You should visit your eye doctor who might also prescribe medication which can help. In some cases an injection of medication can be helpful, and in other more stubborn cases a drainage via a minor surgical procedure in the office is needed. ...Read more

11

11
How do you care for a stye in your eye?

How do you care for a stye in your eye?

Warm compresses: Apply hot compress w hot washcloth over the stye for several minutes several times a day until the stye finally drains and flattens. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What is the best way to cure a stye in your eye?

What is the best way to cure a stye in your eye?

A few options: Stye is commonly used to describe a chalazion, an inflammed meibomian gland of the eyelid. A chalazion that has recently developed can be treated with warm compresses and possibly oral and/or topical antibiotics. A long-standing chalazion may need an incision and drainage from an ophthalmologist. I recommend an eye exam to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What do you do when u have styes on your eye lids?

Hot compresses: Styles usually go away without the need of antibiotics. To speed up the process, you can apply warm/hot compresses to the eye and keep it clean. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
15

15
What is a stye in the eye?

Infection: A stye is a bacterial infection of an oil-producing gland at the edge of the eyelid. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Could you use neosporin for eye stye?

Could you use neosporin for eye stye?

Yes but. . . .: Neosporin and a variety of other topical antibiotics can be used but none of these will have any effectiveness as the antibiotic will not penetrate. Instead used very warm packs 5 times per day for 5 minutes each application. ...Read more

17

17
Could eye stye harm vision in anyway?

Could eye stye harm vision in anyway?

Very unlikely: Styes are in the lids and even when neglected will not lead to eye changes or vision changes. ...Read more

18

18
How can I treat a big stye in the eye?

How can I treat a big stye in the eye?

Warm compress: I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. ...Read more

19

19
What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washclothe to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

20

20
How can I best treat a stye in the eye?

Warm compresses.: Warm compresses (wash cloth with warm water) for 5-10 minutes, 3 times a day is the most effective treatment. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
397 Doctors shared insights

Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)

A red, painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more