Eye Allergies

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as the feeling that there’s something in your eyes. Whether dry, itchy, or sore, it’s one of the most irritating things you can encounter. However, if your eyes are red and itchy and you don’t see anything in them like sand or grit, it might be an allergy. Eye allergies, also referred to as allergic conjunctivitis, is quite common. Today we’re going to be looking at what an eye allergy is, what causes them, how they’re diagnosed and what treatments are out there.


What are the treatments?

Unfortunately, there is no direct treatment for the allergy itself. However, there are a few options to treat the symptoms of eye allergies. The first way to prevent an eye allergy is to simply avoid what you think triggers the allergy.

We hope that this guide to eye allergies has helped you with regards to why you’re experiencing eye allergies, what could be causing them, how you can get an allergy diagnosed and what potential treatments there are for the symptoms. As always, make sure to check out the eye health section of our website to keep yourself informed about eye conditions and eye symptoms. You can also talk to us in store where we can give you an eye test and speak to us about allergies and general eye health.