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A 42-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have tried prescription eye drops over-the-counter eye drops and my eyes are swollen red itchy, and won't stop watering, what can i do?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Allergic Conj-itis: Allergic conjunctivitis can be very annoying. Use cold ice packs if possible when itching sensation starts to stop cycle of allergy. Cold non preserved artificial tears 4-6x/day as needs. MD can Rx mast cell stabilizer to help as well. Steroids used as last resort. Allergy tests can be done early to ID culprits, immunotherapy also; See http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for tiered approach on Rx.
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