Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction to substances like pollen or mold spores. Allergic conjunctivitis usually happens when a person’s eyes come into contact with an allergen like pollen or mold spores and the eyes may become red, itchy, and watery.
The inside of the eyelids and the covering of the eyeball have a membrane called the Conjunctiva. The Conjunctiva is susceptible to irritation from allergens, especially during hay fever season. Allergic
Acute allergic conjunctivitis is an allergic reaction of the eyes, which causes sudden swelling and redness of the eyelids and conjunctiva, often associated with itching.
A less common condition called chronic allergic conjunctivitis can occur year-round. It is a milder response to allergens like food, dust, and animal dander. It includes burning and itching of the eyes and light sensitivity.