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Blepharitis vs. Stye

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Blepharitisnoun

(diseases) An inflammation of the eyelid.

Styenoun

(disease) A bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.

Blepharitisnoun

Inflammation of the eyelids.

Styenoun

See Sty, a boil.

Blepharitisnoun

inflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts

Styenoun

an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

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Blepharitis

Blepharitis is one of the most common ocular conditions characterized by inflammation, scaling, reddening, and crusting of the eyelid. This condition may also cause burning, itching, or a grainy sensation when introducing foreign objects or substances to the eye.

Stye

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a bacterial infection of an oil gland in the eyelid. This results in a red tender bump at the edge of the eyelid.

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