Eye Allergies Topic Guide
Eye Allergies: Common allergens include trees, mold, dust mites, grasses, pets, and weeds. Symptoms and signs of eye allergies include swelling around the eyes, eye redness, tearing, and mucous production. Treatment of eye allergies may involve eyedrops antihistamines, and/or nasal steroids.
Sty (Stye) A stye (sty) is an infection of the eyelid, resulting from a blocked oil gland. Seborrhea, improper eye makeup removal, use of infected cosmetics, poor eyelid hygiene, stress, hormonal changes, and Blepharitis, rosacea, and meibomitis may cause styes. Symptoms include a lump on the eyelid, swelling, pain, redness, tenderness, blurred vision, pus, and a scratchy sensation on the eyeball. Treatment may involve warm compresses, scrubbing the eyelid with a mild soap, and discontinuing wearing contact lenses and eye makeup.