swelling and speed healing. A convenient way to make a warm compress at home is to boil an egg and wrap it in a towel or handkerchief. Boiled eggs (kept in their shell) retain heat well and the same egg can be re-boiled prior to each application.
It is important to avoid spreading the infection to the other eye or to other household members. Be sure to wash your hands regularly and avoid touching the eyes. Changing towels and compresses after each use is also good practice. Replacing eye makeup (like mascara) may also be beneficial to prevent recurrence. Antibacterial eye drops/ointments are typically not necessary but can be used if improvement does not occur within several days.
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