Stye

How Long Does a Stye Last?

The edge of your eyelid contains hair follicles, oil glands, and sweat glands. They serve an important purpose of protecting and caring for the eye, but in some cases, they can become blocked and infected, causing a stye to develop. Styes generally go away on their own, without needing medication from a doctor, how long… Continue reading How Long Does a Stye Last?

Jessica Guht Feb. 07, 2023

How Long Does a Stye Last?
Stye

Are Styes Contagious?

On the edge of each of your eyelids lie 20-25 glands, which secrete sweat and oil to coat the eyelashes and surfaces of the eyes. However, these glands can become obstructed or infected, causing a stye to develop. If you see someone with a stye, it’s only natural to wonder if this infection can be… Continue reading Are Styes Contagious?

Jessica Guht Feb. 07, 2023

Are Styes Contagious?