Please read all the information in the package insert carefully before using the Stye eye therapy warming compress. Do not wear makeup when using the product Inspect compress before use to ensure no damage has occurred to the compress. Wash the compress before use. Place product in its cover. Place covered compress in microwave oven for 10 seconds. Remove product from microwave oven, and with cover still on, test temperature on the back of your hand or other body part to determine if the compress is too hot to the touch before use. Add additional 5 second intervals until desired temperature is reached. Do not exceed 20 seconds in one interval If the product is not too hot to the touch, then apply the covered compress gently on the eye area for 5-10 minutes. Allow the stye to open on its own - do not squeeze or open it. You may rewarm the product 3-6 times per day, following directions above each time. Inspect compress after each use to ensure no damage has occurred to the compress. Wash compress after each use before storage.