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Eyes are VERY itchy and irritable - tried bathing with mild

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eyes are VERY itchy and irritable - tried bathing with mild salt water and Optrex actimist spray - anything I can try please?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 7 years ago.

Hello there

itching is a very common symptom with ocular allergies. The remedies you are trying may be more irritating than helpful. I would suggest using something called Zaditor, it is over the counter and you can use it 2 times daily and it will help with your itching and irritation symptoms after 2 or 3 days of consistent use. In the meanwhile use a lubricating eye drop such as Refresh Optive several times a day for immediate relief. I wish you well, Dr. Stevens

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