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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.
Symptoms – 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.

Types

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.




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