An external stye or sty /ˈstaɪ/, also hordeolum /hɔːrˈdiːələm/, is an infection
of the sebaceous glands of Zeis at the base of the eyelashes, or an infection o...
Learn the causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention of pimple-like eyelid
bumps called eye styes.
Your eyelids have lots of tiny oil glands, which can become clogged. When a
gland is blocked, bacteria can grow inside. This is what causes a stye to develop.
Styes and chalazia are lumps in or along the edge of an eyelid. They may be
painful or annoying, but they are rarely serious. Most will go away on their own ...
May 10, 2016 ... A sty (stye) is an infection of the eyelid, resulting from a blocked oil gland. Learn
about other causes, symptoms, medicine, treatment, home ...
Read about sty (stye) remedies, treatment, medication, symptoms, diagnosis, and
more. A sty is a bump that forms on the eyelid due to a blocked gland.
Mar 10, 2014 ... A chalazion and a stye are both lumps in or along the edge of an eyelid. In some
situations it may be difficult to distinguish between a chalazion ...
Jun 3, 2015 ... A sty is a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid that may look like a boil
or a pimple. Sties are often filled with pus. A sty usually forms ...
Read about styes, including the different types of stye, what causes them, how to
treat them, when to see your GP and the possible complications.