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Treatments For Sty
After 3 days of treatment my symptoms of sty have resolved. How long should I continue to use Terramycin? It irritates my eye and skin a little. Tnx.
Stye: Rec. treatment for full week. and please be careful with hygiene - try very hard not to touch/rub your eyes. ...Read more
I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May i know the cause and treatment tq?
Warm compresses: Warm compresses are the best first step, ten minutes at a time, with some light massage while you're doing the compress if it's not too tender. If it's persistent or worsening, then see an ophthalmologist, as there are other treatments available, including ointments, steroid injections, and drainage procedures. ...Read more
Stye: W/o treatment it may take upto 2 weeks. With Rx it may take 4-5 days and with early treatment only 1-2 days. ...Read more
Warm Compresses: A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed. ...Read more
Chalazion: A stye or chalazion is a occluded oil gland(meibomian gland, similar to sebaceous gland in the skin). A stye develops when the oil gland gets plugged up from dust, debris, makeup, animal dandruff, and pollution then it leads to inflammation and swelling. Its important to use heat pack over the lids 1-2x per day and wash the lids with baby shampoo. Omega 3 and good diet is important. ...Read more