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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 chalazion on his lower eyelid. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD; Board Certified Ophthalmology

REFERENCE:

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.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/18/2015
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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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