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How can I get allergy relief for my watering eyes?

How can I get allergy relief for my watering eyes?

Depends: First, you need to make sure the watery eyes are indeed caused by an allergy. Dry eye syndrome can cause that as well, and treatment would be different. For watery eyes due to allergies you can use an antihistamine eye drop, like pataday, and/or an oral antihistamine like zyrtec (cetirizine). Please check with your doctor first, to establish the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the best allergy pill for watering eyes?

What is the best allergy pill for watering eyes?

Something to try: If you are certain that the watering is coming from allergies, try over the counter antihistamines (claritin, allegra, zyrtec). Can even try chilled artificial tears or cool compress. Next in line would be over the counter zaditor (ketotifen). Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a problem of pollen allergy which causes watering eyes and nose, sneezing and breathing problem. How can it be cured or any precautions?

I have a problem of pollen allergy which causes watering eyes and nose, sneezing and breathing problem. How can it be cured or any precautions?

Control not cure: While there is no cure for allergies, they can be controlled using 3 steps. 1. Identification of the particular allergen and avoidance as possible. 2 medications like antihistamines and nasal steroid sprays and 3. Allergy injections for long term relief. An allergist can assist in a plan specific for each person. ...Read more

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What can help with allergy relief for the eyes?

What can help with allergy relief for the eyes?

Avoid allergen, meds: If you know the cause of the allergic reaction, then by all means avoid it. If you need to treat it there are a variety of otc meds such as zaditor, (ketotifen) and ophcon a. Prescription help from your ophthalmologist such as Patanol is also useful and in serious cases, topical steroids can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Need some allergy relief help please! how do I relieve my eyes when eye drops aren't helping?

Need some allergy relief help please! how do I relieve my eyes when eye drops aren't helping?

Eye allergies: Allergic conjunctivitis can be very uncomfortable and at times difficult to treat. Many allergy eye drops are non-steroid and can be helpful. If these are not helpful, it is useful to seek advice from an ophthalmologist (eye specialist) for a closer look to make sure there is not something more than allergies triggering symptoms. If not they have stronger eye drops available. ...Read more

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What are the italian eye drops used for allergy relief called?

What are the italian eye drops used for allergy relief called?

Off the Market: They are off the market and not available for purchase in the United States so finding the correct name will require some legwork. ...Read more

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Do some people get chronic watering eyes?

Do some people get chronic watering eyes?

Usually dry eye: Dry eye may cause chronic irriation and tearing. See your eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have a problem withburning and watering eyes when i read?

Dry eyes: You eyes burn and water because they dry out when reading. Once they dry out they overproduce tears and the excess tears run down your cheeks. The burning means irritation. Reading is an intensely visual activity so remember to blink and take a short break (close your eyes for a minute or so) after every few pages or chapter. You can also use some artificial tears before and during reading. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Watering Eyes (Definition)

Watering eyes is a common symptoms of seasonal allergies, or a response to a foreign object or noxious ...Read more