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For a stye that has not resolved in three weeks or for multiple styees, you may be prescribed oral antibiotics by your ophthalmologist. Doxycycline (Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox) is an antibiotic that is commonly used to treat persistent or complex styees.
Occasionally, a topical antibiotic ointment or an antibiotic/steroid ointment combination may be prescribed to treat styees.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/18/2015
Grant G. Gilliland, MD
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