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What Should You Do If You Get A Stye?

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Dealing with an inflamed or swollen eyelid? You may have what is known as a stye. Styes can be annoying and cause pain when left untreated. Keep reading to learn more about what to do if you get a stye! What Is A Stye? A stye is a swollen eyelid that is the result of a… Read More


What Is A Stye?

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If you get a stye, you may not know what it is until you have one. Styes and chalazions are some of the most common reasons patients come to our office. Many patients suffer from them, but are rarely told how to prevent them from coming back. Keep reading to learn more about what a… Read More


Stye and Chalazion Treatment | Eyelid Swelling

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Long Island patients with eyelid swelling or styes are best treated by an oculoplastic surgeon to improve the condition.  A stye is a blocked oil gland of the lids that results in pain, redness, and swelling of the face.  Hot compresses and eye drops/ointments are the first line treatment for a stye before considering a… Read More


Eye Plastic Surgery | Long Island | New York

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[Long Island, NY] – Eye plastic surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery) is a special branch of medicine that combines Ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery.  Also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, the field offers specialized attention to cosmetic and reconstructive procedures around the eyes and face.  SightMD offers eye plastic surgery consultations in Manhattan, Queens, Nassau… Read More


Diagnosis of Styes (Chalazia/Hordeolum)

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A chalazion, also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked sweat gland or meibomian gland, on the lid.  It is so common that most Ophthalmologists see a few patients a day who present with these chalazia.  They are more common in the… Read More


What is the Treatment for a Stye?

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A stye is a common condition that can involve the upper and/or lower eyelid. Usually, the eyelid can become red and tender to the touch. Sometimes, a white spot is visible on the eyelid margin or closer to the skin. The eyelid may begin to droop from the swelling and it can interfere with the… Read More


How Do I Get Rid of a Stye?

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A stye of the eyelid is a condition that occurs when one of the normal oil glands of the lid gets blocked. Pre-existing conditions like rosacea and blepharitis can predispose certain people to the formation of styes. Incomplete removal of eye make-up or inadequate lid hygiene can also contribute to the formation of this condition…. Read More


Styes Can Be Treated With Eye Drops And Minor Eyelid Surgery

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A stye is a swelling of the eyelid(s) that is the result of a blocked oil gland. Many patients are prone to getting styes, especially those with underlying Rosacea of the face. A flare of the Rosacea can cause the skin around the eyes to become inflamed, resulting in a blockage of the oil glands…. Read More


Chalazia and Styes, Are they dangerous?

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A chalazion, also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked sweat gland or meibomian gland, on the lid. It is so common that most Ophthalmologists see a few patients a day who present with these chalazia. They are more common in the… Read More


Treatment and Diagnosis of Styes (Chalazia/Hordeolum)

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A chalazion, also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked sweat gland or meibomian gland, on the lid. It is so common that most Ophthalmologists see a few patients a day who present with these chalazia. They are more common in the… Read More


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