A stye is a small, painful lump on the inside or outside of the eyelid. Most sties are self-treating and disappear in about a week.
First Aid for Sties:
• Apply a warm compress for 5-10 minutes several times a day.
• Keep the area clean and avoid touching or rubbing the eyes.
• Do not try to burst the stye.
• Do not use eye make-up or were contact lenses