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How can I help prevent allergy symptoms that affect my eyes and eyelids?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If possible, avoid exposure to whatever is causing your eye allergy. If that's not an option, though, your doctor may recommend medicated anti-allergy eye drops. For mild cases, non-prescription eye drops can often be used. For tougher cases, prescription eye drops may be needed. To reduce inflammation, some doctors will recommend anti-inflammatory eye drops.

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