Are Allergies Causing Your Eyes to Become Red and/or Watery?

Each year, at least 60 million Americans deal with the unpleasant symptoms of allergies, including eyes that become red or watery.

When your body is fighting allergens, it releases the chemical histamine, which is responsible for eyes to water or redden.  Unfortunately, the natural reaction is to rub the eyes, which can only trigger more watering and redness.  It’s a vicious cycle that leaves the suffer desperate for relief.

Treatment for Watering and/or Red Eyes in Houston

There are different ways to reduce the symptoms of allergies, but the typical method is to treat with medication, such as antihistamines and nasal decongestants.  However, it may be necessary to build up a body’s immunity to specific allergens through allergy shots.

Houston Sinus & Allergy has been treating patients with allergies for over ten years, and can help determine what is causing your eyes to redden and water, and choose an appropriate treatment.  For relief from your allergy symptoms, book an assessment or contact us today!

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