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Treatment for most styes on the eye include applying warm, wet compresses or over-the-counter medications and, in some cases, prescription medication or lancing the stye, according to WebMD. Most styes break open on thei... More »

Self-diagnosis of a viral eye infection is not advisable because it can delay getting treatment for the condition and lead to potential eyesight problems, explains All About Vision. For example, if an eye infection penet... More »

An image of an eye can reveal conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachment, uveitis and keratoconus, according to MedicineNet. Other conditions identified are corneal ulcers and diabetic retinopathy. Pictur... More »

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Treatment for eye pain typically targets the underlying cause, which may include antibiotic ointments for corneal abrasions, medicated eye drops for conjunctivitis or warm compresses for styes, according to WebMD. Indivi... More »

Treatment options for a stye on the eye include self-care home treatments, surgery and medications such as antibiotics, notes eMedicineHealth. However, a stye usually disappears without any treatment between five days an... More »

A warm compress, removing eye makeup and leaving the sty alone are all home remedies for styes, according to HowStuffWorks. People should also practice good eye hygiene and stop sharing eye makeup and applicators. More »

A sty typically heals on its own, but the discomfort can be treated by cleaning the eyelid with water and mild soap and placing warm washcloths on the eye to relieve pain, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients should avoid ... More »