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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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What are the treatment options for ocular rosacea?
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