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Eye Allergies (cont.)

Eye Allergy Symptoms and Signs

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Itching is the most common symptom of any allergic reaction, and this is also true for allergic conjunctivitis. In addition to ocular itching, the following eye allergy symptoms and signs are also commonly reported:

  • Redness
  • Tearing
  • Burning sensation
  • Mattering and/or mucous production
  • Mild swelling around the eyes
  • Importantly, symptoms of blurred vision, double vision, or changes in vision are not typical for allergic conjunctivitis and warrant prompt medical attention.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015

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