Barley, according to statistics, affects about 85% people. And quite often it affects people in the age from 35 to 55 years. Doctors say that the treatment of barley should be approached with seriousness and responsibility.

Often doctors recommend to treat stye eye drops sulfacetamide. Ordinary people are often surprised to hear such a recommendation, because traditionally I think that this drug to treat the mucous membrane of the eye, not the eyelid.

Why sulfacetamide

In most cases, barley is called Staphylococcus aureus. Is a bacterium, and therefore, it is necessary to treat eyes with antibiotics, one of which is sulfacetamide.

It is a great way not only for treatment but also for prevention of various eye infections. In addition, sulfacetamide helps to relieve inflammation of the eyes and gives a man the ability to see well and get rid of the pain.
Note that sometimes when backfilling of sulfacetamide may feel tingling and burning sensations in the eyes. If it is not too pronounced, is normal. Otherwise, you should consult a doctor.

Of course, to appoint a treatment is not necessary, at the first signs of occurrence of eye infections it is recommended to visit an ophthalmologist. Some experts say that it is better to undergo tests to determine the nature of infectious disease, and only then to start treatment.

How to drip sulfacetamide for the treatment of barley

To get rid of barley by using sulfacetamide, will have to follow a certain treatment plan. Doctors recommend drip sulfacetamide 4-6 times a day. First apply a drop directly on the skin on the inflammation. Then 3-4 drops for the eyelid. To do this gently with your fingers slide the lid and dispense the drug. And you need to try to get to konjunktivalnyj bag and not the eyeball.
Remember that you need good missed to the medicine is spread over the infected area and begins to work. But rubbing the eyes with hands or handkerchiefs, napkins, etc. is not necessary - risk to spread the infection.

In parallel with this treatment need to take and pills oral. The drug you have to pick a doctor, so do not delay your visit to a specialist.

What not to do when barley

When the barley is in any case impossible to squeeze. First, dirty hands (and they will still be dirty because invisible germs and bacteria accumulate under the nail) - this is an additional source of infection.

Second, it improperly squeezed the pus can spread around the eye and cause even more swelling. In the most severe cases it can enter the bloodstream, leading to infection.

If the barley was festering, it can't be warm. This can lead to a breakthrough, but there again, festering, infection and the spread of infection.