Heat Treatment for Styes

When you have a painful, red bump on your eyelid, aggressive and consistent application of heat to the bump is necessary. Sometimes, oral and topical antibiotics can be prescribed, but nothing is more effective than heat. We have an in-office thermal heating device that can really help. Call us today for an appointment! 505-662-9681

A big puffy eyelid!

When your eyelid gets infected, it can cause a red, painful, and swollen bump!   It is important to treat this quickly, so the infection doesn’t spread to the back of your eye.  Chalazia and hordeola (styes) are sudden-onset localized swellings of the eyelid. Treatment is primarily with hot compresses and oral steroids.  Both conditionsContinue reading “A big puffy eyelid!”