Eye Allergies (cont.)
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Eye Allergy Medications
Prescription eyedrops are generally very effective and safe, since they are applied topically and have few if any systemic side effects. Most eyedrops can be used once to twice daily and help not only with relieving symptoms but can also prevent symptoms. Some common allergy eyedrops include
For more serious cases, topical ophthalmic corticosteroids can also be used. However, many of the older corticosteroids are associated with eye side effects with long-term use. The newer ophthalmic corticosteroids have a much lower risk of side effects. Some common topical ophthalmic corticosteroids are
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