The red bump, which occurs at the edge of our eyelids, is one of the most annoying things which block our vision. Apart from blocking our vision, it is bit painful. There may be two problems associated with it – chalazion or styes. Let us discuss the difference between both of them and their treatment.
Chalazion – An Overview
Chalazion is an inflammatory lesion which blocks the tear or the oil producing glands in the eye.The meibomian gland, which lubricates the cornea, gets blocked. As a result, a red lump is formed which varies in sizes. The vision gets disturbed when it grows further, but it is usually painless.
Stye – An Overview
Bacteria is the vector, which attacks the oil glands in the eyelids. It is a most common type of red bump which blocks the eyelids and creates irritation. It appears red, watery and scratchy and there are more possibilities for an individual to get more than one stye and it is mostly advisable not to pinch it.
Symptoms of stye and chalazion
- Sensitivity to light
- Discharge from eyes
- White part in the eyeball changes color
- Trouble in seeing
- Extreme pain
- Bleeding of lumps and growth
- Blister on eyelids
- Red, watery and scratchy eyes
Home care is the most sought after remedies, but if the problem persists, consult a doctor.
Bruders moist heat eye compress is one of the best methods to manage chalazion or stye. It clears the unwanted debris from the eyes by stimulating the oil producing glands, providing rapid relief. It also regulates dry eyes. It is advisable not to squeeze or pop the swelling and never to scratch it.
Another way to treat this is using Bruders single eye compress. We just have to warm it in the microwave and use.
Using Bruders hygienic eye sheets is also one of the best ways to keep our eyes clean. It is also used to improve the moist heat therapy effects. Clean eyelids speed up the recovery process from Chalazion and stye. These dry one-use sheets are hygiene and well packed.