Blepharitis / Styes

Blepharitis and styes often occur together, causing discomfort and irritation. Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelid margins, leading to redness, itching, flaking, crusty eyelids, and a sensation of something in the eye. Styes are tender, red bumps that form when an eyelid gland becomes blocked. Blepharitis is not an infection but can increase the likelihood of styes. While these conditions are treatable, they are not curable. Many people experience long periods without symptoms. Warm compresses and eyelid hygiene help alleviate symptoms and reduce flare-ups. Consult an eye care professional for personalized treatment. 

Follow the instructions below outlining how best to do warm compresses.

Warm Compress Instructions

Over the course of 4-6 weeks your symptoms should improve. If they do not, schedule a follow up with your doctor and your therapy can be advanced.