Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hordeolum Outlook

What to expect with a stye:

  • Styes respond well to treatment and usually resolve completely.
  • A chalazion may form if the stye is not treated promptly.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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