Lukewarm compress. This is one of the most effective ways of treating stye. This is because the warmth aids in bringing the pus to the surface. The lukewarm compress also keeps oil from clogging in the eyelid. The heat from the compress helps in thinning the oil. Apart from the thinning, the heat can also be relaxing to the eye. Make sure that the water is not too hot and the cloth should not be dripping but damp. Place the warm cloth on your eyelid for 5 -10 minutes.