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Learn More About Eye Allergies with Brimhall Eye in Las Vegas, NV

If you have itchy, watery eyes, you may have problems with eye allergies. Treatment can start by removing the allergen or avoiding the allergen as much as possible. When your eyes have an allergic reaction, certain allergy medications can help reduce or eliminate your symptoms. Here is some helpful advice from Brimhall Eye in Las Vegas about eye allergies.

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What Do Eye Allergies Look Like?

Eye allergies can occur when there is contact with a wide variety of allergens. When you think about allergies, you might think about a person who can't stop sneezing. Some people have allergic reactions that cause red, swollen, or itchy eyes. You may find it very difficult to stop rubbing your eyes, and you can end up causing further inflammation and irritation.

What Causes Eye Allergies?

Pollen, dust mites, dander, and anything a person can be allergic to can be the cause of eye allergies. When the allergen comes in contact with the eyes, the eyes can become itchy and inflamed. Treatment can help reduce swelling and get the reaction under control.

How Can An Optometrist Treat Eye Allergies?

Your eye doctor will recommend removing the allergen as much as possible. In addition, you can take oral medication to reduce your allergic reaction. You can also be prescribed eye drops that can help soothe your dry, itchy or watery eyes. If your eyes are bothersome or don't improve with over the counter allergy medicine, your eye doctor will want to take a careful look at your eyes to determine if there is an infection. While allergies clear up on their own, eye infections may require medication to treat the infection. Talk with your eye doctor about your symptoms, and always report any vision changes that occur.

Have Eye Allergies? Contact Brimhall Eye In Las Vegas for Treatment!

If you have eye allergies in Las Vegas, it's best to contact Brimhall Eye Center at 702-263-2020 and set up an optometry appointment today. Our eye doctor will take a careful look at your eyes and come up with a treatment plan to help you manage your eye allergies

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