Eye Itching is a form of eye allergy that is caused in and around the eye and it is majorly caused by various eye conditions. While Eye Itching can develop at any age, it is always advisable to visit an Ophthalmologist to diagnose its cause of occurrence. Eye Itching can be caused due to many reasons and its most common symptoms are watery eyes, swollen eyelid, congestion, blurred vision, and many more.
HOW IS EYE ITCHING DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of eye itching is based on the symptoms. Ophthalmologists conduct a thorough physical examination of the eye with or without dilation. He or she may refer you to an allergist in order to determine if the itching is caused due to any allergen.
HOW IS EYE ITCHING TREATED?
Treatment for the eye itching includes stopping wearing lenses and using makeup. Beyond this, antibiotic drops or soothing solutions may be prescribed for the eyes. This should be done 2-3 times a day along with splashing cold water in the eyes.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is better to avoid rubbing of eyes when you have eye itching so that you don't worsen the inflammation or swelling