Possible causes of barley and their most common treatments


The cleansing causes a feeling that there is an object in the eye.

Those small pimples that appear inside the eye are known as ulcers (medical term: hordeolum), they cause discomfort when opening and closing the eyes.

“Pure is an infection of the meibomian gland, which is located on the edge of the eyelid,” said ophthalmologist Cecilia Rodriguez. The consequence is something very similar to an eyelid pimple. Pure can grow inward or outward.

Some facts about barley

  • The first signs are pain, redness in the area, swelling and hypersensitivity.
  • Your ability to see both far and near is not affected by the presence of a pinch.
  • Most ulcers go away on their own within a few days.
  • You should not crack a nut. Allow the stitch to develop and break on its own.

“The bacteria that causes barley is usually found in the nose, so it’s very easy to get to the eye, especially by touching the nose and then our eyes,” says Rodriguez. In addition, the doctor emphasizes that this bacterium is present on the skin of almost all organisms, which makes it contagious.

To achieve the disappearance of barley, you can apply hot compresses for 10 to 15 minutes, three or four times a day for several days. In most cases, the barley will crack, drain and heal without further intervention.

“If the patient often has children, he can visit a specialist. In addition, daily use of wet towels to clean the area around the eyes reduces the risk of barley, “adds Rodriguez. (I)