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Can eye injury cause sties?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

I believe you mean "styes"? These inflammatory lesions originate from oil glands on the margin of lids called meibomian glands.
Rarely, scarring of the lids may disturb the lipid flow and lead to styes. Blepharitis is the most common cause of styes.

In brief: Unlikely

I believe you mean "styes"? These inflammatory lesions originate from oil glands on the margin of lids called meibomian glands.
Rarely, scarring of the lids may disturb the lipid flow and lead to styes. Blepharitis is the most common cause of styes.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

Styes are due to changes in the glands of the skin especially at the base of the eyelashes.
Injury will not cause you to get more.

In brief: No

Styes are due to changes in the glands of the skin especially at the base of the eyelashes.
Injury will not cause you to get more.
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