The Styes are caused by an inflammation of glands located in the bottom of the tabs. When these glands are blocked, fluid builds up and the area becomes inflamed. When inflammation arises not on the basis of the tabs, but rather in the interior of the eyelid (usually the upper one), then also called chalazion.
Usually does not cause any serious complication, although it is very annoying for those who suffer, as the inflamed area is in direct contact with the eye, which is an extremely sensitive area of the body. But, as always, it is best to go to a doctor to guide us on the exact nature of the disease.
What causes styes?
The most common cause of this inflammation is the presence of a bacterium, to proliferate, it clogs the sebaceous glands. Of all bacteria, the most common is the Staphylococcus aureus.