“Because eyelash extensions are meant to last for a few weeks, the glue can potentially cause irritation or infection,” says Dr. Hwang. A stye or chalazion.
Do lash extensions cause styes?
Symptoms include irritation, burning, itching, redness, tearing and sometimes a foreign body sensation, as if something is in your eye. Blocked follicles could also form a stye, which can develop into a bacterial infection, says Yu.
Can eyelash extensions cause eye problems?
Conclusions: Eyelash extension procedures may cause ocular disorders, such as keratoconjunctivitis and allergic blepharitis; indeed, all glues for eyelash extensions analyzed in the present study contained formaldehyde, which can cause keratoconjunctivitis.
Should I get eyelash extensions if I get styes?
5) Lash Education- Stye:
We recommend not proceeding with the service, until stye has cleared. It is your job to ensure that your station, tools, and hands are free from bacteria that could spread infection or disease. Remember to never apply lash extensions to clients who show any signs of these infections.
What is the difference between a stye and a chalazion?
Most styes occur along the edge of the eyelid. When a stye occurs inside the eyelid, it is called an internal hordeolum (say “hor-dee-OH-lum”). A chalazion (say “kuh-LAY-zee-on”) is a lump in the eyelid. Chalazia (plural) may look like styes, but they are usually larger and may not hurt.