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What is the relationship between styes and ocular rosacea?

A stye is a small bump that forms near the eyes. Styes can be a warning sign of ocular rosacea, so notify your doctor if you or your children develop them. Watch for other symptoms of ocular rosacea, such as dry, red, itchy eyes.

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How does ocular rosacea affect the body?
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What are the treatment options for ocular rosacea?
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You will need to talk with your doctor in order to treat ocular rosacea. Your doctor will most likel...
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Are some skin types more susceptible to ocular rosacea than others?
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How serious is ocular rosacea?
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