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Posted on 04-10-2017
If symptoms of eye allergies are making you miserable, your eye doctor in Amarillo TX can help. We're here to help your eyes feel better, help you see better and protect your from future vision problems due to corneal inflammation (swelling of the eye's clear lens) or possible eye infection. What if you have eye allergies every year at this time? You should talk to your optometrist in Amarillo TX and we can help you avoid some of your common allergy symptoms.
Here are some of the most common eye allergy triggers:
See our optometrist near Amarillo if you notice these signs of allergy eyes:
If you see your optometrist near Amarillo before allergy season begins, we may be able to help you avoid symptoms or lessen their severity with mast cell inhibitor eye drops, which reduce the body's histamine response. Once symptoms begin, eye allergy treatments may include (depending on the cause of your allergies): antihistamines, dry eye drops, decongestants, NSAID eye drops, or steroid eye drops to decrease corneal swelling and other symptoms associated with hay fever.
Don't let eye allergies or dry eyes make you miserable! Get proper preventative eye care (an annual eye exam) from our optometrist at Balfour Optical in Amarillo, TX. Contact us at 806-355-4407 today.
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