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Allergic conjunctivitis: Treatment

Treatment The best treatment is avoiding exposure to the cause or allergen. Unfortunately, this is not often practical. Discomfort can be relieved by applying cool compresses to the eyes or taking antihistamines by mouth (many of these are available over-the-counter). … Read more

Allergic conjunctivitis: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms may be seasonal and can include: * Red eyes * Dilated vessels in the clear tissue covering white of the eye * Intense itching or burning eyes * Puffy eyelids, especially in the morning * Tearing … Read more

Allergic conjunctivitis: Overview & Causes

Allergic conjunctivitis: Overview & Causes

Alternate Names : Conjunctivitis – allergic Definition Allergic conjunctivitis is inflammation of the tissue lining the eyelids (conjuctiva) due to a reaction from allergy-causing substances such as pollen and dander. See also: Conjunctivitis Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors When your … Read more