Spring has officially
begun and ALLERGIES have just arrived. This s one of the
worst times of year for red, itchy, scratchy, and watery eyes. Up to 30% of
adults and 40% of children in the US are sufferers. If you are affected by
allergies, it is the time now to visit your eye doctor, Doctor Chan.
What Causes Eye Allergies?
Like all other types of allergies, eye allergies start when your
immune system identifies an otherwise harmless substance as an allergen. When
this occurs, your immune system will overreact to the allergen and cause cells
within the tissue of the eye to release chemicals such as histamine, which
results in your eyes itching, watering, and becoming red and swollen.
Treating Eye Allergies
with Eye Drops
allergy eye drops can help to certain extent. Prescription medications which
help reduce redness, itching, and watering of your eyes will be much more
春天來了。眼睛過敏病 --- 紅、癢、腫 、 和流眼淚水症狀亦到來了。在美國，高達 30% 的成年人和 40% 的孩子是患者。如果有眼睛過敏，現在正是看你眼科醫生的時間了。