The eye stye is a common eye infection that occurs around the eyelids. It would be pain, red and itching, even swollen in the eyes. However, it's not harmful to our eyes, not influence the eye vision as well. It would only influence the beauty of the eye, there are a few home remedies can be used to treat eye stye.
The egg is a nutritional food and a tool as well. You can take a raw egg and separate the white from the yellow. Place the white part in a cotton cloth and keep it on the eyes for 15 minutes, repeat it for three times daily. Or you can put the tea bag into warm water and place it on the eyes about 10 minutes for several times during a day. Because the tea has tannic acid thus could shrink the size of the stye. Another utilization of the tea bag is running cold water and squeezing it to place on the eyes for half an hour. Next, you can use a potato to reduce the swelling of the eye stye.
There are some ways that have been tested by some people to be feasible. Firstly, wash the infected eye with Johnson's baby shampoo. Secondly, mix a cup of warm salt water with 1.5 teaspoon of salt. Thirdly, wash your eyes with the mixed water. Finally, close your eyes a few seconds and dry them with a soft, clean cloth. Besides, you may try to put a slice of onion or potato on your infected eyes 3 to 5 minutes. And it is said that a tea bag may behave in the same way. If it is really serious, please go to a doctor as quickly as possible.
In the early period of treatment, eye stye can be treated by hot compress, three times a day, 10-20 minutes a time. Hot compress helps accelerate abscess ruptured, and the pus can be got out. If the pus has formed, you can use a sterile needle prick it, but not squeeze it, to avoid the spread of inflammation.
In addition, you should use antibiotics or sulfa eye drops or ointment. At the same time, you should pay attention to eye health, do not use dirty hands or handkerchief to rub your eyes. During the period of treatment, you should not eat stimulating foods, and drink more water to maintain a smooth stool.