Overview

When your eyes are exposed to substances like pollen or mold spores, they may become red, itchy and watery. These symptoms mean you have allergic conjunctivitis. Allergic conjunctivitis refers to eye inflammation resulting from an allergic reactio[read article]

Tests for Allergic Conjunctivitis

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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Allergic Conjunctivitis

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Prescribed Medications for Allergic Conjunctivitis

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CYCLOSPORINE (SYE kloe spor een) eye drops are used to increase tear production in patients who have dry eyes due to eye inflammation.  More
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OLOPATADINE (oh loe pa TA deen) drops are used in the eye to treat symptoms caused by allergies.  More
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KETOROLAC (kee toe ROLE ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This eye drop is used to treat pain and swelling after eye surgery. It is also used t...  More
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EPINASTINE (ep i NAS tine) is an antihistamine for use in the eye. It is used to prevent itching of the eye caused by allergies.  More
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EMEDASTINE (em e DAS teen) is an antihistamine for use in the eye. It is used to prevent itching of the eye caused by allergies.  More
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AZELASTINE (a ZEL as teen) is an antihistamine. It is used in the eye to treat itching of eyes caused by hay fever or other allergies.  More
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NEDOCROMIL (ne doe KROE mil) is used in the eye to treat itching caused by eye allergies.  More
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lodoxamide ophthalmic(Alomide )
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PEMIROLAST (pe MEER oh last) eye drops are used in the eye to prevent itching caused by allergies.  More
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CROMOLYN SODIUM (KROE moe lin SOE dee um) helps to relieve seasonal eye allergies.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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CETIRIZINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (se TI ra zeen; soo doe e FED rin) is an antihistamine and decongestant. This medicine is used to treat or prevent symptoms of allergies...  More
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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye.  More
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PHENYLEPHRINE (fen il EF rin) acts as a decongestant for the eyes. It is used to treat several different eye problems. This medicine is also used in the eye to wide...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Allergic Conjunctivitis

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ketotifen ophthalmic(Zaditor , others...)
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CETIRIZINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (se TI ra zeen; soo doe e FED rin) is an antihistamine and decongestant. This medicine is used to treat or prevent symptoms of allergies...  More
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PHENYLEPHRINE (fen il EF rin) acts as a decongestant for the eyes. It is used to treat several different eye problems. This medicine is also used in the eye to wide...  More
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Self Care for Allergic Conjunctivitis

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Apply Cold Compresses
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A low allergen diet eliminates foods and food additives that may trigger an allergic reaction. By removing the triggers, symptoms associated with the food allergy m...  More
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Use of Artificial Tears
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