6 Things To Know About a Stye: Causes and Treatments

2. It Can Have Another Cause

MedBroadcast.com explains that while the problem (also called a hordeolum) is most commonly associated with a bacterial infection, it can also be caused by blockage of an eyelash follicle.

In any case, styes are generally characterized by glands around the edge of the eyelid swelling into a small pimple or boil, which can cause eye pain and pus. There are actually 2-types of styes, which we’ll get to next…

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