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Stye pictures. Types of stye.

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Eye stye, photos of which can be seen below, is an inflammatory process that occurs in the sebaceous gland of the hair follicle, or in lobule of meibomian gland. It can occur on both the lower and on the upper eyelid, as well as behind it.

Internal stye, pictures:


External stye, pictures:

Types of stye

There are different types of eye stye, pictures of which you can see in this article. Among them, there are:

  • External stye. This is an acute inflammation of the eyelash hair follicles or sebaceous glands, located next to them. The first symptoms of external stye are redness and swelling of the eyelid.
  • Internal stye. The pictures of it are presented in the article. It is a meibomian gland inflammation. It can be identified with a little pushing of eyelid. There will be redness and swelling on the inside of an eyelid, and after a few days there will be a capsule filled with purulence. In 2-4 days the stye capsule bursts, and putulence comes out.

Stye on a child’s eye, photos:

Children are not immune from stye. This is due to the fact that in adolescence years there is a violation of the secret product that is produced by the sebaceous glands. In addition, children do not always follow the rules of personal hygiene, and touch their eyes with dirty hands. All this lead to the eyelid stye, a picture of which you can see above.

Stye is not a dangerous disease, but if not properly treated, it can cause serious consequences.


Despite the fact that the stye is a common disease, not all people clearly imagine what it looks like. Eye stye, photos of which can be found in this article, can be different. If you have enough information, you can define the correct diagnosis, as well as to find the right ways to get rid of the disease.