Eye Allergies (cont.)
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Eye Allergy Causes
Ocular (eye) allergies often affect the conjunctiva, a clear layer of mucous membrane overlying the eyes. This clear layer of mucous membrane is the same type of mucous membrane that lines the inside surface of the nose. As these two areas are so similar, the same allergens (substances that induce an allergic reaction) can trigger the same allergic response in both areas.
Common allergens include the following:
The main difference between SAC and PAC is the timing of the symptoms.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015
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