Allergic conjunctivitis is conjunctival inflammation usually caused by airborne allergens.

Signs / Symptoms

What's common signs of allergic conjunctivitis?

Most important signs and symptoms are mentioned below:

  • Itching
  • Conjunctival hyperemia
  • Excessive tearing
  • Conjunctival
  • Eyelid swelling

Common causes

What's common causes of allergic conjunctivitis?

Immunoglobulin E (IgE) immune responses in sensitized individuals when exposure to an allergen.

Departments & Emergency

If you have one or more signs/symptoms it is recommended to visit a General Practitioner near days. Also, visit an Ophthalmology or Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology specialist in an appropriate time.


Diagnosis is usually clinically by asking questions about symptoms and recent health history. An office visit is usually not needed. A culture may be needed if symptoms are severe or the doctor suspects a high-risk cause.


Usually focused on symptom relief.

  • Avoidance of allergens
  • Use of cold compresses and tear supplements
  • Antigen desensitization
  • Medication


How do you get rid of allergic conjunctivitis fast?

Recommendation at-home treatments to alleviate discomfort and prevent a recurrence.

  • Compresses
  • Avoid contact lenses
  • Rinse eyes
  • Avoid triggers. 

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