What Is a Stye?

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2. Factors that Increase the Risk of Styes

You increase your risk of having a stye if you put on contact lenses without disinfecting them, have the habit of touching your eyes even without washing your hands first, use old eyelid makeup, or share makeup with an infected person.

Conditions such as blepharitis, which affects the eyelids, and rosacea, which affects facial skin also increase the risk of styes.


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