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Eye Allergies
If your eyes are becoming red and causing irritation, and you don’t see anything in them, it could be an eye allergy.

Eye Allergy

Redness in eyes, itchy eye, irritation, watery eye, grittiness, sometimes difficulty to open eyes in bright light, feels burning sensation and rubbing of eyes.

This type of allergy could be due to:
• Dust
• Pollution
• Pollens from grass, flowers
• Pet dander
• Perfumes
• Cigarette smoke
• Old books, news paper
• Old mattress, pillow
• New construction area
• General cold
• Sneezing

All these symptoms are eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis; they pose little threat to eyesight other than temporary blurriness.

There are two types of eye allergies: seasonal (more common type of allergy), and perennial.
• Seasonal allergies: Seasonal allergies occur at certain time of the year -- usually in spring through summer and into autumn. Allergy triggers is allergens within the air, pollen from grasses or flowers, trees, and weeds, likewise as spores from molds.

• Perennial allergies: Perennial allergies occur round the year. Major causes of this type of allergy include feathers (in bedding), dust mites and pets (animal) dander. Other substances, including dust, air pollution, perfumes, smoke, chlorine (mostly use to clean water tanks), cosmetics, and certain medicines, can also play a role.