Styes are generally caused by bacteria which inflame the sebaceous glands located near the base of the eyes. Styes usually look like pimples but it should not be squeezed or pierced as the bacteria might spread all over the eyes and can become very serious. Styes are very common form of eye infection which can affect anybody and of any age group. It can occur either inside or outside of the eyelid. Styes are extremely painful and usually cause a great deal of discomfort. Never fiddle or try to squeeze the sty as the infection might spread to the other eye as well. Styes should never be neglected and treated immediately. The below mentioned article provides some excellent home remedies for styes.