My wife is suffering with an eye problem. She complains of burning sensation in the eye and often complains of water discharge from the eye. We consulted a doctor and he suggested it's due to an allergic reaction. Suggested some eye drops but it gave her only temporary relief. It's recurring again and again. Any valuable suggestion please. Thanks
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Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis.
1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen).
2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning.
The key to treating eye allergies is
a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem.
B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses.
C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily
d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily
e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy
this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
This is a provisional diagnosis. consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination
allergy is usually a chronic problem, which recurs.. we need to find out if there are any associated factors which are causing allergy and avoid them.. she will require checkup in person for further treatment