What is a stye?

Also known as:  hordeolum.

When a person develops a painful red lump near the edge of the eyelid, this is often a stye. These often develop at the base of an eyelash, though they can also occur inside the eyelid.

Reviewed by: Jose R. Rosa-Olivares

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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