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Is it true that an irritation in the eye is always allergy related?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Eye allergy is almost always itchy although irritation may follow if one keeps on rubbing on the eyes.
Eye irritation may be from lack of tear production or exposure to dry air and irritants assuming no infection.

In brief: No

Eye allergy is almost always itchy although irritation may follow if one keeps on rubbing on the eyes.
Eye irritation may be from lack of tear production or exposure to dry air and irritants assuming no infection.
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

There are many, many causes of ocular irritation, although allergy is one of them.

In brief: No

There are many, many causes of ocular irritation, although allergy is one of them.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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