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Allergic Conjunctivitis

Alternate Names : Atopic Conjunctivitis, Hay Fever Conjunctivitis

Allergic Conjunctivitis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the condition?

The problem can be prevented by avoiding the material that causes the allergic reaction. Medications or preservatives in eye drops or contact lens solutions might make some people more sensitive. Air filters and air conditioners can reduce dust and allergens in the air. Avoiding dust and animal hair is also important.

What are the long-term effects of the condition?

Usually there are no long-term effects when allergic conjunctivitis is managed properly.

What are the risks to others?

This condition cannot be passed to others.

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Allergic Conjunctivitis: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: William Stevens, MD
Reviewer: Sal Sandoval, MD
Date Reviewed: 08/07/01

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