Do you experience redness in whites of your eyes along with other symptoms like itchiness, pain, swollen eyelids and white colored sticky discharge from eyes, then it may be due to conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is a condition caused mainly due to allergies and infections of Conjunctiva. When this Conjunctiva or our eyes come in contact with allergens, then it leads to a condition called Allergic Conjunctivitis. Though conjunctivitis does not lead to any complications or affect the quality of your life, it can be discomforting and cause pain that can last from few days to weeks. Homeopathy for conjunctivitis works very effectively without any side effects.
What is Allergic Conjunctivitis?
Allergic conjunctivitis also referred to as Pink eyes or Red eyes is marked by inflammation of the conjunctiva which is the thin layer of cells that covers the white part of our eyes. This happens when our eyes or especially conjunctiva come in contact with allergens. As soon as our eyes come into contact with allergens, our immune system overreacts and releases Histamine which triggers inflammation by irritating the nerve endings and also increases secretion of tears. Allergic conjunctivitis is not contagious.
There are basically two types of allergic conjunctivitis namely
- Seasonal or acute conjunctivitis- this type is more common during allergy seasons like spring and summer and it is a short term condition.
- Perennial or Chronic conjunctivitis- this type can affect people year round as a result of reaction towards allergens like food, dust and animal dander.
Causes of Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergens that commonly trigger allergic conjunctivitis include
- PollenAllergic Conjunctivitis
- Animal Dander
- Dust Mites
- Irritants like shampoos and chemicals
Few people also experience allergic conjunctivitis due to medications like eye drops and contact lens solution.
Symptoms of Allergic Conjunctivitis
Symptoms of conjunctivitis mostly depend on the causes and type of pink eye. Most common symptoms of conjunctivitis include
- Itchy and burning sensation
- Redness in whites of the conjunctiva
- Swollen eyelids
- Excess tearing
- Blurred vision
Consult your doctor if you experience allergic conjunctivitis immediately to avoid further eye related problems. One can even eliminate the risk of allergic conjunctivitis by maintaining hygiene and avoiding allergens.
How does Homeopathy work for Allergic Conjunctivitis
Homeopathy for allergic conjunctivitis has some really fruitful remedies which work very well, it effectively controls inflammation, pain, redness and other symptoms. Homeopathic remedies for allergic conjunctivitis are prescribed only after careful examination of symptoms. These remedies are natural, safe and gentle and hence you need not worry about any side effects. Homeocare International offers constructive remedies for allergic conjunctivitis and helps in providing quick relief. In long run homeopathy also helps to prevent allergies by treating the root cause.