Eye Stye Cause
An eye stye is caused by by bacterial infection of a blocked eyelash oil gland.
Eye Stye Symptoms
- Sore soft red lump on the eyelid.
- Blurred vision
- Watering eye
- Foreign body sensation
Eye Stye Treatment
- Warm compresses for 10-15 min three times a day helps an eye stye to discharge - think of it like warming a candle so it can flow.
- Antibiotic eye drops, or tablets in severe cases.
- Avoid contact lenses and mascara until the infection has passed.
Doctor Secrets! "Don't wear contact lenses or mascara when you have an eye stye or you may spread the infection".