Who Is at Risk for Chalazia and Styes?
Anyone can get a stye or chalazion. But you are even more likely to get one if you have:
- Blepharitis, a problem that affects the edge of your eyelid
Blepharitis increases the risk of
developing a chalazion or stye.
- Had a stye or chalazion before
- A skin condition, such as acne rosacea or seborrheic dermatitis
- Diabetes or other medical problems