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I have a sty in eye but i want to how much is surgery cost?

I have a sty in eye but i want to how much is surgery cost?

Medical treatment: Call your primary doc, who can treat your eye sty with warm compress, showers, gentamicin eye ointment, don't rub it. If not better with medical treatment then a trip to the eye specialist/ophthalmologist. Surgery is not the first treatment, medical care works most of the time. Be well. ...Read more

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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


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The outside corner of my eyelid is sore to the touch and is hurts when I blink. It is not swollen, there is no visible sty, and eye is not red. ?

The outside corner of my eyelid is sore to the touch and is hurts when I blink.  It is not swollen, there is no visible sty, and eye is not red.  ?

Corner of eye pain: May be developing infection or developing Zoster ( herpes-shingles)-the rash takes several days to come out . Consider lysine 500 mg 3 tabs a day x 5 and also f/u with urgent care/ doc ...Read more

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Home remedies for a sty on my eye?

Home remedies for a sty on my eye?

Stye advice : Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, seek help from an eye md. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sty on my eye?

What can I do for a sty on my eye?

stye: A stye is an inflamed oil gland on the edge of your eyelid, where the lash meets the lid. It appears as a red, swollen bump that looks like a pimple. It is often tender.Treatment starts with heating for ten minutes to thin the oil and then trying to squeeze it out. If not successful in draining it, one goes to the eye md for surgical drainage. Rosacea is a risk factor. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

What are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

Heat: If you feel one coming on, get a wash cloth and put it under very warm (not hot) tap water and apply to the eye for 4 minutes about 5 times per day. This will usually get rid of it. Eyedrops with antibiotics will not do anything. It is always helpful to maintain good hygiene and clean the eye regularly. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sty in my eye how will i remove it?

Sty: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. See your eye doctor for problems. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to cure a sty on your eye?

Need advice on what is the the best way to cure a sty on your eye?

One way: A stye is a red, tender bump that can develop a yellow spot in the middle, on the eyelid or right where the eyelash meets the skin. It is caused by an infection of oil glands of the eyelid. Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for4 min. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm/ hot water. Squeeze out excess water & wraparound the potato. Apply x 15 min intermittently. See eye dr if needed. ...Read more

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Sty eye pain?

Sty eye pain?

See ophthalmologist: Often draining a painful stye can provide much reduction in pain as well as quicker healing. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your stye. ...Read more

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What to take for a sty on the eye?

What to take for a sty on the eye?

Hot packs : There is no good drug. But if her mom is willing to try hot packs: fill a clean sick w dried beans. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Voila! instant heat pack. I would apply the hot pack to the lid for 8-10 minutes three times a week until the stye is netter. If that doesn't work, she may need surgery. ...Read more

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