Allergy

Anti-inflammatories in Ocular Allergy Treatment

Steroids used to be reserved for non-responsive cases. But now many optometrists are using them as a first-line therapy for allergic conjunctivitis.
02/15/2013

Give Kids' Ocular Allergies a 'Time Out'

Allergy is more common in children than in adults—and can be more difficult to diagnose and treat.
08/15/2012

Spring Into Action This Allergy Season

With seasonal allergies expected to start earlier this year, it’s never too soon to make sure you’re up to date with the latest treatment options.
03/15/2012

How to Manage Ocular Allergy in Athletes

Athletes must perform at 100% to compete at the highest levels. Don’t let the signs and symptoms of ocular allergy slow them down.
09/15/2011

When to ‘Prescribe’ an OTC Allergy Drop

Optometrists have fought hard for the ability to write for prescription drugs. But for some allergy patients, the best medication is already on the drugstore shelf.
08/17/2010

Step Up Your Ocular Allergy Care

Ocular allergies likely affect many of your patients. But, you can actively help relieve their symptoms by developing a comprehensive ocular allergy treatment protocol.
04/16/2010

When Allergy and Dry Eye Collide

Patients who present with concurrent allergy and dry eye can be challenging to treat. Here are several strategies you can use to minimize their symptoms.
08/17/2009

Treat the Itch without a Hitch

Learn how to accurately assess, diagnose and treat patients suffering from allergic conjunctivitis.
04/15/2009

Why Are Allergies on the Rise?

A century ago, allergies were rare. Today, more than half of all Americans test positive for an allergy. What’s causing the skyrocketing rise in allergic disease?
08/15/2008

Is it Dry Eye or Allergy?

Whether your patient describes the burnies, the itchies, or the itchy-burnies, here is how to make the differential diagnosis.
08/15/2007

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