Stye: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Maintain proper hygiene by washing the hands frequently with water and soap
  • Avoid touching or rubbing your eyes with your hands
  • Use good quality cosmetics and avoid sharing them with others
  • Keep your eyes clean and free of debris
  • Ensure that your contact lenses are clean. Wash your hands before handling the lenses and use the proper methods of disinfecting them

Watch Out

  • Discomfort when blinking
  • Burning sensation
  • Mucus discharge from the affected eye

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have
  • Painful small bump on the eyelid
  • Swelling or redness in the eye
  • Vision Changes
  • Eye stye donot resolve even after 3 weeks
  • If any of the symptoms are very severe (excessive pain, excessive discharge, etc.)

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