Eye Allergies

Allergy Season

Allergy season has snuck up on us again and patients are starting to enter the office with red, watery, and itchy eyes. Pollen, dust and animal dander can all cause symptoms that limit enjoyment of this remarkable time of the year. Fortunately, many of my patients who suffer from allergies have found significant relief with lifestyle […]

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Allergy Medications

VERAMYST is one medicine approved to treat seasonal nasal symptoms like sneezing, itchy, stuffy, runny nose and seasonal eye symptoms like red, watery, itchy eyes.  See your family optometrist for your yearly routine eye health examination to see if VERAMYST is for you.

Remember that with all allergy medication, both prescription and OTC, there are […]

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Allergies of the Eye

Fall allergy season is not quite over, and the spring allergic season will be here before you know it here in Colorado. Eye doctors in Colorado find that most patients with eye irritations will have one of three major conditions.

Blephritis: This is an inflammation of the eyelids, particularly at the lid margins, typically associated with a […]

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Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin transparent layer of tissue that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye.

Allergic conjunctivitis is an allergic reaction to irritants in the air like pollen and smoke, chlorine in swimming pools, and ingredients in cosmetics or other […]

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