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How long does it take for a drained stye to heal?

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology

In brief: Week or two

Most drained styes will have improved greatly within a few days, and be essentially resolved within a week.
A few drained styes will have significant residual gland ular material remaining in the lid, and if it doesn't resolve with warm compresses and topical medications, sometimes another drainage procedure is required.

In brief: Week or two

Most drained styes will have improved greatly within a few days, and be essentially resolved within a week.
A few drained styes will have significant residual gland ular material remaining in the lid, and if it doesn't resolve with warm compresses and topical medications, sometimes another drainage procedure is required.
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