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How Do I I Get Raid Of A Eye Stye
Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Heat: The best first treatment is to apply very warm soaks five to six times per day for 5 minutes each application. This should get rid of it in 2-4 days, if it persists longer than that, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
See a doctor: A doctor can determine the cause of the swelling and start you on the appropriate treatment that will get the swelling down the quickest. Over-the-counter treatments seldom work any faster than your body's natural healing response, so don't waste your money on them. See a doctor. ...Read more
Compresses!: You can use warm compresses - a washcloth with warm water and hold it to the closed eye for 5-10 minutes 3 times a day. You can massage it with your fingers after the compress, but do not aggravate it. You are trying to get it to drain on its own. You may need it incised and drained if this does not work. See and ophthalmologist. A sty is not and infection, so antibiotics do not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs consultation: Any child with a persistent stye or chalazion needs a consultation with an ophthalmologist to determine the underlying reason. "styes" generally develop in response to chronic eyelid gland inflammation. Treatment is aimed at not only treating the stye but preventing future problems as well. In extreme cases, styes may develop into cellulitis or skin infection requiring more intense treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pink eye!: You need to identify the underlying cause. Is it infectious (viral, bacterial, fungal), allergic, dry eye, or some other systemic or autoimmune condition. Try artificial tears and oral omega-3's (evoa dry eye supplements). You may be having an allergy to Polymyxin B and trimethoprim, if you are still using, or using off and on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Needs evaluation: This could be ordinary eyelid ptosis but there are a number of possible causes for the droop which might need evaluation. Have your ophthalmologist check it out for you. If not associated with any underlying problem, it can be surgically fixed. ...Read more
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Red eyes: broken blood vessels, infllammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid). In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exa. ...Read more
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