Eye Allergy Symptoms
symptoms in eyes (allergic ) can occur when an airborne such as lands in your eye. The allergen triggers your to produce and other chemicals, which enlarge blood vessels and cause irritation.
Medication for Eye Allergies
The same over-the-counter antihistamines many people depend on for runny noses and sneezing can also help relieve itchy and watery eyes, which are symptoms of eye allergies. Over-the-counter oral antihistamines are not indicated to relieve the redness and swelling which may be seen with eye allergies. Antihistamines work by blocking the release of histamine. Claritin® is the non-drowsy oral brand doctors recommend most.
Furthermore, eye drops can wash irritants from the eyes and keep them from feeling too dry.
You Are in Control
Don’t let eye allergies ruin your plans. Learn about allergens, follow these tips to stop itchy eyes and take medication, such as Claritin®, when symptoms flare up. Claritin® products come in multiple forms for kids and adults and relieve allergy symptoms that can be caused by more than 200 different airborne allergens.
Common Eye Allergens