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Sty (cont.)

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This woman has an acute stye on her lower eyelid and a chalazion on her upper eyelid.
This woman has an acute stye on her lower eyelid and a chalazion on her upper eyelid. Click to view larger image.

This child has an acute chalazion on his lower eyelid.
This child has an acute stye (hordeolum) on his lower eyelid. Click to view larger image.

REFERENCES:

Bagheri, A., H.R. Hasani, F. Karimian, M. Abrishami, and S. Yazdani. “Effect of Chalazion Excision on Refractive Error and Corneal Topography.” Eur J Ophthalmology 19.4 July-Aug. 2009: 521-526.

Driver, P.J., and M.A. Lemp. "Meibomian gland dysfunction." Survey of Ophthalmology 40.5 (1996): 343–367.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/16/2015

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Hordeolum and Stye »

A hordeolum (ie, stye) is a localized infection or inflammation of the eyelid margin involving hair follicles of the eyelashes (ie, external hordeolum) or meibomian glands (ie, internal hordeolum).

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