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Can gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic solution USP be used for a stye?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology

In brief: No,

A stye is not an infection.
It is a plugged oil gland in the eye lid. Gentamicin is an antibiotic and will do nothing to treat it. Use warm compresses for 5 minutes frequently during the day instead.

In brief: No,

A stye is not an infection.
It is a plugged oil gland in the eye lid. Gentamicin is an antibiotic and will do nothing to treat it. Use warm compresses for 5 minutes frequently during the day instead.
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