Styes or stys are are usually accompanied by a red bump on the lower eye, either internally or externally. These infected can be painful, but they are rarely dangerous to your overall , or the function of the eye.
What are Styes?
Ais an infection near the eye, typically caused by the Staphylococcus bacterium, and can come in a number of forms.
- External sebaceous glands of Zeis, near the bottom of the eyelashes, or on the sweat of Moll, on the margin of the . are usually on the
- Internal styes are also common, inside the eyelid.
These are typically filled with release of the bacterium can then spread and cause more styes in the eye.and pus, and should not be popped forcefully, as the
Causes of Styes
While a sharing of infected or , , or an . While they are very irritating, it is important not to , rub, or attempt to forcefully pop them, as this can increase your chances of and more serious infections.infection is the main cause of the stye, that infection is often brought about by a blocked gland in the eye, much like of the , chest or . When these glands are blocked, they are ripe for bacterial infection. Poor , poor nutrition, excessive of the eye,
Symptoms of Styes
Some of the most commonthat can the formation or of a stye are:
- Drooping eyelid
- beneath the eyelashes
- Light sensitivity
- Excessive blinking
They typically last for a week, and will thennaturally and harmlessly, once the is by the ’s immune system. In rare cases, complications do occur and can cause corneal , generalized infection of the eyelid, or eyelid deformity.