Saturday, March 12, 2016

Eye Allergies

Spring allergies are here! The latest news is that our favorite prescription eyedrop for allergy is finally generic. So far, the price has dropped, however not as much as we would hope. So this is our current advice for eye allergies 1) Don't rub! As tempting as it is, rubbing actually makes it worse. 2) Use a good artificial tear like Refresh or Systane to help flush away the irritants and soothe the eye 3) Use OTC ketotifen twice a day. It is available without a prescription as Alaway and Zaditor 4) If symptoms persist, call our office and we can help with prescription medications.