An External Eyelid Stye is the most common form of stye which varies from one person to another. This type of style is identified by the presence of a red bump on the surface of the eyelid. An External Stye can last for several days after which it heals on its own. An Ayurvedic Doctor or a Homeopath diagnoses a stye by examining the appearance of the eye and in most cases, it does not require any tests.
HOW IS EXTERNAL EYELID STYE DIAGNOSED?
Ophthalmologists can diagnose External Eyelid Stye through eye examination. He or she may also consider your symptoms. No other testing is usually required.
HOW IS EXTERNAL EYELID STYE TREATED?
An antibiotic cream is suggested to reduce and soothe the pain. Alongside, you could be asked to also do a warm compress on the area followed with avoiding wearing lenses. The problem usually heals on its own within a few days.
DID YOU KNOW?
External Eyelid Stye does not require any surgery and the doctor will recommend home remedies to treat the stye or give an antibiotic cream. More often than not, if the stye doesn't go away in few days, then the doctors will resort to surgical treatments to remove the stye.