A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a common infection of the eyelid caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. Stress can weaken the immune system, making an individual more susceptible to the development of styes. Eye styes are similar to regular styes, but they occur on the inside of the eyelid or eyelash follicle. This infographic is a great resource for understanding the causes, symptoms and prevention of eye styes. It covers the basics of what styes are, how stress can lead to the development of eye styes, and offers effective ways to prevent them such as proper hygiene and self-care practices, such as keeping the eyes clean, avoiding touching or rubbing them and managing stress. If you’re looking to understand and prevent the onset of styes, read through the infographic below.


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