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How To Pop A Stye In Your Eye
Topical heat: While many styes are infected, antibiotics generally cannot easily get to them. Heat is very effective. Try soaking a washcloth in the very warm (not hot) water tap and putting it on the stye for 4 minutes at a time about 5 times per day. The frequency is important - 2-3 times will usually not work. If persistent after a week of this see your ophthalmologist. ...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
Liquify solid lipids: A stye is basicaly a small abcess on the margin fo the eyelid. It becomes painful as the orifice to the glands that line the eyelid (meibomian glands) become plugged with infectious material and bacteria, usually staph. The hot compress helps to liquify the solid waste products so that it can drain. This and the use of antibiotics help to clear the infection. Topical antibiotics;usually eyedrops. ...Read more
See below: Try using a warm oist cloth to the area for at least 30 minutes, at least three times daly. ...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
Better be checked: Now, if you're concerned about your eye, a stye is still not a common occurrence, see your doctor/eye doctor ...Read more
What to do if I have a chalazion inside my left eye on the lower eyelidwant to know, can you become blind from a chalazion?
No: Topical neosporin is not formulated for use in or around the eye. The "eye version" of neosporin is used to treat bacterial infections. "pink eye" is a viral infection. Antibiotics are useless to treat or shorten the length of time someone has pink eye. In addition, a significant number if people are allergic to the "eye version" of neosporin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi, : Hi, i would be concerned about a couple of things: 1. You may have a rupture in your eye. In this case, don't touch the eye and go straight to er. 2. If you only have the chemicals splattered into eye, you may wash the eye out with water to minimize chemical injury. 3. If only the skin is injured, wash it out and see an ophthalmologist asap! it will help you avoid the permanent damage if there is any problem. Sincerely, irina ganelis, M.D. Los angeles eye institute http://losangeleseyeinstitute.Com. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How long does a stye on your upper eyelid take to be removed if you go to the doctors? Does the doctor have to sleep your eye when they drain it?
Stye treatment: If you have tried warm compresses and massage to the eyelid for a period of 3-4 days and there is no change in the size of the stye, seeing the eye doctor to have this opened and drained is the best option. It is a rather quick procedure in most cases. The doctor will numb your eyelid and then use tiny instruments to open the area of the stye and remove the stye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got injured in the eyeball by my key that hit my eye. Do I need to check in with an eye doctor to see if it is urgent.
Yes: It's urgent if you have pain & emergent if you notice a change in your vision. Regardless, someone should examine you to look for corneal abrasion, puncture or foreign body (these are less likely since you're asking but it's best to be sure since you're asking). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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