Stye on Your Eyelids? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

stye on eyelids

What is stye? The word ‘stye’ (pronounced as ‘sty’ – rhymes with ‘fly’) originated from an old English word stīgend meaning ‘riser’. Stye on eyelids is an acute infection of glands of zeis which are present at the roots of eyelashes (cilia). The infection is usually caused by Staphylococcus bacteria (90-95% of cases) but other … Read more