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This itching of the eyeballs is called allergic conjunctivitis and it can be quite maddening, but there are some steps you can take to begin to rid yourself of its symptoms; as it sounds like you have tried several therapies I’m going to suggest that you go all in to treat this. By that I mean, first of all, it is important to control the body's overall response to allergens and this would include taking an oral antihistamine such as claritin or zyrtec which you can buy over-the-counter. Secondly, an allergy eye drop is esssential to start; since you’ve already tried an over-the-counter drop in Zaditor and you’re still having problems, you may consider getting a prescription allergy drop called Pataday; it can be expensive, but in my experience is hands down better than all the rest. Lastly, cold compresses done several times/day can and will help the itching sensation and suppress the inflammation.The itching should start to respond to this quickly if you hit it hard like this.
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Why is only red below the opening from the iridotomy? Please note, I am on allegra and have been for two years.