Any season can turn out to be allergy season. Spring adds issues due to the tree and flower pollen. Summer adds grass pollen that can cause allergies. Weed pollen is the reason for the issues during the fall. Allergies affect the eyes, and so you will have to take into consideration the tips to get relief from Eye Allergies:
Dry Eye and Irritation
Cold winter air turns out to be drier than warmer seasons, leading to dry eyes. Homes sealed up, and the heat on, alongside the increased humidity, makes your eyes drier. Rubbing your eyes relieve the soreness, to irritate eyes further. Avoid rubbing your eyes as much as possible.
- Limit exposure to primary causes of allergies
Avoid or limit exposure to the primary allergens. Pollen from trees and grasses causes numerous issues. Ragweed pollen, the biggest culprit, can irritate the eyes. Allergens like Mold, dust mites and pet dander turn out to be the indoor allergens during winter that irritate eyes. Protect eyes from airborne allergens outdoors by opting for wraparound-style sunglasses.
- Limiting Sunburn or “Snow Blindness.”
Possible sunburn to your eyes can be harmful. During the summers, limit the light sensitivity when you are outside for a while. Cumulative UV damage to the eyes causing vision loss and macular degeneration. If you think that you can’t get back the normal vision, see an eye doctor from the Healing Touch Eye Center, which is the best eye hospital in Vikaspuri.
- Curbing Conjunctivitis or “Pink Eye flu
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. The most common reasons being allergy or infection. Symptoms like redness, watering, and itching are very common and there can be stickiness of the eyes with discharge and crusting. This can happen more commonly during changes of seasons while approaching winter. The best way to avoid conjunctivitis is to keep a check of your hygiene and not to rub the eyes with dirty hands. Frequent cleaning of hands and avoiding contact in crowded places also helps.
Taking adequate care of your eye health is important. In case you notice any of the above symptoms you can consult any of our eye specialists at The Healing Touch Eye Centre