Ocular Allergies: Types and Treatments

Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments

Some allergens are airborne environmental particles that sensitize the eyelids and ocular surfaces creating an allergic reaction. Allergens can be molds, animal dander, or even common household dust. If seasonal pollens come into contact with the eye the condition is called seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (hay fever). When exposed to the allergens the body produces histamine, a chemical […]

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