Somthing about a stye
A stye is a red, swollen lump at the eyelid margin caused by an infection of glands that open near the base of the eyelashes and It can make your eye painful. Most of the time you can treat a stye at home. some styes spread skin infections when they pop. If that happens, you’ll have to take antibiotics and also specialists may recommend surgery. Only ophthalmologist can diagnosis the types of styes and prescribe the appropriate medication to treat you.
Symptoms of stye:
A lump on the top or bottom eyelid.
Crusting of the eyelid margins
The most common cause of styes are:
Blockage of the duct or eyes
Lack of hygiene
Blepharitis (chronic swelling of eyelid);
Touching eyes with infected hands.
Certain things can increase your risk of developing styes.
Touching your eyes without washing your hands,
not disinfecting your contact lenses,
do not use old cosmetics can transfer bacteria to your eye.
In addition, individuals with blepharitis, which is chronic redness on the edge of the eyelid, are more likely to get styes
The first thing you should do if you develop a stye is cleanse your eyelids and be sure to wash your hands before and after touching your eyes.
In some cases, stubborn styes may require surgical treatment by your doctor, followed by application of a prescription medicine.
-You can encourage a stye to heal faster by applying warm compresses for 5 to 10 minutes, many times a day.
-Put a few drops of mild baby shampoo into a teacup of warm water and stir. Use a cotton swab or washcloth to gently brush the soapy solution along the base of your eyelashes.
-A stye can distort the shape of your eyes but does not typically cause vision problems and should go away on its own.