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A stye is an acute infection of the secretory glands of the eyelids

  • This common infection results from blocked glands within the eyelid. When the gland is blocked, the oil produced by the gland occasionally backs up and extrudes through the wall of the gland, forming a lump (chalazion), which can be red, painful, and nodular. Frequently, bacteria can infect the blocked gland, causing increased inflammation, pain, and redness of the eye, and even redness of the surrounding eyelid and cheek tissue. The medical term for stye is hordeolum
  • The lump can point externally (outward) or internally (inward). Frequently, the lump appears with a visible whitish or yellowish spot that looks much like a large pimple. Usually, one obvious area of swelling is apparent on one lid, but many styes can appear on one or both eyelids simultaneously
  • The lump frequently goes away when the blockage of the gland opening is relieved. Furthermore, the infection goes away when the pus is drained from the stye

Stye Causes

  • Styes are usually caused by obstructed orifices (or openings) of the oil glands in the eyelid. Very frequently, they are infected by bacteria, most commonly Staphylococcusbacteria
  • Seborrhea (excessive oily discharge from the glands) may increase the likelihood of developing one of these infections. Certain factors can contribute to the blockage of the glands
  • Improper or incomplete removal of eye makeup
  • use of outdated or infected cosmetics
  • poor eyelid hygiene
  • Inflammatory diseases of the eyelid, such as blepharitis, meibomitis, and rosacea stress and hormonal changes

Stye Symptoms and Signs

  • A lump on the top or bottom eyelid
  • Localized swelling of the eyelid
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Tenderness to touch
  • Crusting of the eyelid margins
  • Burning in the eye
  • Droopiness of the eyelid
  • Scratchy sensation on the eyeball
  • Blurred vision

Homeopathic approach

Stye is very easily treatable with homeopathy not only can it be treated but recurrence can be totally prevented with medication. There is absolutely no need to go in for surgery as it can be treated with homeopathy