Can a Stye Begin As a Red Spot?
JAN 24, 2013
Can a stye begin as a red spot just inside of the lower lid?
Yes, a stye is an infected hair follicle, and can begin as a red, tender spot on the inside of the lower lid — as long as that spot is close to the base of the eyelashes. If it is further away, it may represent a clogged oil gland or other lesion.