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Eye Allergies (cont.)

Follow-up

Follow-up appointments are scheduled as needed.

  • For mild cases of PAC and SAC, annual follow-up visits can be on an as-needed basis or annually.
  • For more severe cases or for intermittent exacerbations of normally mild disease, more frequent visits with an allergist or ophthalmologist may be beneficial.

Prevention of Eye Allergies

Unfortunately, other than avoidance of the allergen(s), PAC and SAC cannot be prevented.

Prognosis of Eye Allergies

Prognosis for individuals with SAC and PAC is excellent. Beyond symptoms adversely affecting quality of life, these individuals should live an otherwise normal life. There is no risk for long-term changes in vision.

Support Groups and Counseling

If you suffer from SAC or PAC, various organizations, including those specializing in eye care and allergy and immunology, provide informational resources. These organizations can also help someone locate an ophthalmologist and/or an allergist in the area.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015

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