This is the second post in a three-part series on how to treat common eye problems.
Stye, sty, eye stye, (the medical term is a hordeolum)—whatever you call it, however you spell it, whether it’s external or internal (on the inner eyelid), a—let’s stick with stye—is a pimple. It’s a clogged-up, infected oil gland just like you get on the rest of the body. The problem is, this pimple is right smack-dab against one of the most precious and sensitive parts of your body: your eye. Because of that, you have to treat it with care.
The stye treatment with the best track record—the thing you always need to do first—the thing that will usually cure a stye—is also the simplest:
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