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That Pimple on Your Eyelid Might Not Actually Be a Pimple

Here's how to treat it.

15.2.2020

Wait, it's not a pimple

Here's how to treat it.

agree on the terminology when it comes to styes, chalazia, and hordeola. “These terms are not used consistently in the medical literature or in the office, because patients often come in with something that blurs the lines,” Dr. Glass says. So it makes sense that so many of us use “stye” as a catchall term. Still, “clinically, we try to stick to ‘chalazion’ or ‘hordeolum’ without using the word stye, ” Dr. Glass says, because those terms more accurately indicate whether or not your eye bump is inflamed. What causes styes? These eyelid bumps are similar to pimples, but with one major difference: While pimples can happen around your eyes, if you’re dealing with what looks like a pimple directly on the eyelid (especially on your lash line anywhere) or right underneath it, acne probably isn’t your issue. “A ‘stye’ is not really a pimple because pimples on the face form in different glands. These are specialized eyelid glands," Dr. Glass says. Chalazia and hordeola both occur when the meibomian glands on your eyelid get clogged. “Meibomian glands make oil, which is really important because it helps your tear film not evaporate so quickly,” Dr. Glass says. Pretty much anything that causes itchiness, irritation, or inflammation in the area can increase your likelihood of clogging those glands and then getting a stye on your eyelid. A few of the most common causes of these bumps include: Rosacea: Read more: SELF

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