Are you having any red or itchy swelling of your eyes? These are the most common warning signs of allergy or infection of your conjunctiva, an important protective layer of your eyes.
Allergy conjunctivitis is one of the most common yet treatable conditions in adults and children. Conjunctiva is the thin skin, which covers the major tissues of our eyes [Eye allergy].
Any inflammation or infection to this protective layer mainly results in allergic conjunctivitis, often known as pink eye.
Your eyes are the most sensitive parts of allergies!
When ever you open your eyes, the conjunctiva is the most important part which is directly exposed to the outer environment, without the help of any filtering system. This conjunctiva is very sensitive portion in your eye and it responds immediately to any kind of foreign particles like pollens or any kind of allergens and results in irritating watery red eyes.
So, it is very essential for you to protect your eyes from outer polluted environment, especially from allergenic pollens.
Allergic conjunctivitis is typically associated with extreme itching of your eyes. You can experience a stringy discharge of water from your eyes, whenever they get inflamed or irritated with potential allergens causing allergic conjunctivitis. Your eyes can also become intermittently red and swollen. This can mostly happen at particular times in the year, especially when the count of allergenic pollens in the atmosphere is extremely high.
Seasonal and perennial allergic conjunctivitis!
Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC) is the most frequent type of allergic conjunctivitis. It is mainly initiated with the exposure of your eyes to certain allergic substances such as ragweed pollens or any grass. This kind of inflammation of your conjunctiva can usually occur in spring or in late summer months. Itching is considered as the most dominant symptom of SAC and it is also associated with watery or mucus discharge from your eyes.
Perennial allergic conjunctivitis is considered as year around allergic condition of your eyes. These kind of allergic responses are mainly related with animal dander, dust or any other type of allergic substances which are often persistently present in the environment throughout the year.
As the vision of eyes is the most essential thing for every human being, try to protect your eyes from various allergies and infection and try to take all possible precautionary measures to care your eyes. Of course, staying away from all those possible allergens can be an ideal way to prevent any kind of infection [Protecting from eye infection].