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Ocular Allergies

Do you have eye allergies?

Eye allergy triggers such as pollen, pet dander, dust mites, cigarette smoke and even perfume can cause eye irritation that ultimately leads to dry eye symptoms. You can try to minimize ocular allergies by making changes to your daily activities such as:

  • Stay indoors with windows closed when pollen counts are high
  • Avoid touching/rubbing your eyes
  • Wash your hands after touching animals
  • Use bedding covers to prevent dust mites
  • Avoid smoking or being exposed to second hand smoke

Over-the-counter eye drops, antihistamines and decongestants may be sufficient to help control ocular allergies. If your symptoms are persistent, prescription medication may be necessary.

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Meet Dr. Vasuki

Vivek P. Vasuki, MD manages complex medical and surgical eye disease. His specific areas of interest include small-incision and bladeless femto laser cataract surgery as well as treatment of dry eye that has not responded to conventional therapies.

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