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What could cause repeated occurence of a boil on eyes?

my son is 4 years from today....from the last two years there is a boil on his left eye....i mean not on his eye ball just on the eye lash, when the boil bust it doest bust well.....after few months I found out that on the same eye that have a boil on the eye lash there is a kind of not like a boil is just like something when we got burnt, something watery appear on the eye lash, and on the eye ball there is something not really like vains, it touches the eye ball.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014
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Hello
It seems from the history that your son is having recurrent boil of left eye.
The causes for recurrent boil are uncorrected refractive error leading to eye strain, blepharitis...
Hence he requires examination by a ophthalmologist to look for these causes and treatment accordingly to prevent recurrence.
Along with this he needs to avoid repeated rubbing of eyes as this may cause recurrence of infection.

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