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what relieves itching eyes on the outside of the eye, more like the eyelids area?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Try these: I typically recommend moisturizing/lubricating eye drops as a first approach for these symptoms. If this isn't sufficient then next i'd usually suggest an allergy eye drop (anti-histamine). Avoid long-term decongestant drop usage. Also, if you wear it, consider whether you might be reacting to makeup or some other topical facial product you're using. Good luck.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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