What can be done at home to treat a stye?
Applying heat using a warm wet compress to the eyelid can increase blood flow to the gland, helping the body fight the infection. Placing the compress over the eyelid for 10 minutes four times a day can help speed up recovery. Making the compress too hot can burn the skin.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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