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What do I do if a stye come back?

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If a stye comes back, your doctor may give you an antibiotic cream or ointment to put on the spot. You might take antibiotic pills. Follow the instructions on whatever medicine they give you.

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004.  

The Mayo Clinic. 

Medline Plus: " Eyelid Bump," Chalazion." 

Lederman, C. Pediatr Rev, Aug. 20, 1999.

American Optometric Association: “Chalazion.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004.  

The Mayo Clinic. 

Medline Plus: " Eyelid Bump," Chalazion." 

Lederman, C. Pediatr Rev, Aug. 20, 1999.

American Optometric Association: “Chalazion.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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