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Allergic Conjunctivitis
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 22:43

 

What is Allergic Conjunctivitis? What is the treatment for Allergic Conjunctivitis?

 

Allergic conjunctivitis is a common seasonal allergic reaction in the conjunctiva. This causes the eyes to water (tear), itch, become red and swell. The hallmark signs would be itching and history of allergies. This is a seasonal condition and will come and go depending on exposure. Treatment includes avoiding the causative factor, antihistamines topical and/or oral, artificial tears, cold compresses or mild steroids.

 

Treatment

Avoid exposure

Artificial tears

Cold compresses

Antihistamines topical/oral

Mild steroids

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:41
 

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