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How can I manage pinkeye that is tied with allergies?

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If your pinkeye is tied to allergies, avoid your triggers.

  • Don’t rub your eyes. This makes it worse.
  • Splash your face and eyes with cold water.
  • Use aqueous-based “artificial tears.”
  • Stick with your allergy treatment.

From: How Can I Prevent Pinkeye? WebMD Medical Reference

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Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004, pp 75-88. Basic Ophthalmology

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Conjunctivitis."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on August 09, 2018

SOURCES:

Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004, pp 75-88. Basic Ophthalmology

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Conjunctivitis."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on August 09, 2018

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