Clinically proven symptomatic relief from the #1 brand in stye treatment relief! Stye Eye Ointment safely and effectively relieves stye symptoms such as burning, itching and stinging. In addition to providing temporary relief of burning and irritation, this ophthalmologist-tested eye ointment can be used as a lubricant to prevent further irritation of the eye. Non-prescription drug products cannot treat the infection associated with a stye, but you can get temporary relief of symptoms. If your stye doesn't heal within a week and/or your symptoms worsen after several days of home treatment, please contact your healthcare provider.