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Eye Allergies

Eye Car for Eye Allergies from an Optometrist on Our Optometry Team in Bakersfield, CA

Spring might be a beautiful time of year, but it is also when people start sneezing and coughing due to seasonal allergies. You could get a number of different symptoms, including dry eye and itchy eye. If you're suffering from eye allergies, then an eye doctor on our optometry team can help you manage your symptoms. We at Southwest Eye Care in Bakersfield, CA, are here to help. 


Eye Allergy Triggers

Eye allergy triggers can be outdoor or indoor allergens and irritants. Outdoor factors like pollen from grass, trees, and weeds can trigger eye allergies, especially during the spring and fall. Indoor allergens like pet dander, dust mites, and mold can cause eye allergies. If you are unsure about what is triggering your eye allergies, getting eye care from one of our eye doctors may be able to help.

Symptoms and Triggers

Eye allergies develop when the body's immune system becomes sensitized and overreacts to an allergen. This can cause a number of reactions in the body which can have annoying effects. The irritation caused by eye allergies can be disruptive to your everyday life.

It can be important to accurately diagnose eye allergies since their symptoms can overlap with other eye diseases or conditions. If your symptoms persist or over-the-counter remedies do not bring relief, it might help to see an optometrist.

Advanced Vision Care in Bakersfield, CA

At Southwest Eye Care in Bakersfield, California, our optometry team provides vision care to help our patients preserve their eye health. Our team of optometry professionals offer an eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function, including testing for glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. This can be important because some eye diseases, such as glaucoma, can cause irreversible damage by the time you notice the vision loss yourself. Thankfully, we can help diagnose glaucoma, and other eye diseases, using an eye exam. We can do this so you can get treatment early.

 We also provide testing for eye allergies. We can help you to find out what is causing your symptoms and we can help get you relief.

Get Dry Eye Care from an Optometrist on Our Optometry Team

At Southwest Eye Care in Bakersfield, CA, our team of optometry professionals is committed to providing vision care to our patients. For relief from your eye allergy symptoms, including itchy eye and dry eye, call us today at (661) 833-4040 to learn more from an eye doctor on our team.