A Simple Guide to Stye and Related Eyelid Diseases
by Kenneth Kee
The eyelids protect the eye, but they also can be prone to problems.
Because the eyelids protect the eye they are in the first line of defense of the eye
1. Bacterial and viral infections
Eyelids can breed bacterial and viral activity particularly where there is sweat, rubbing or poor hygiene.
Examples of this are stye and chalazion eyelid infections.