Are there different types of a stye?
Infections of meibomian glands (another type of small gland present on the edge of the eyelid) produce an abscess very similar to a stye, although they are technically not styes.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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