Why do my eyes itch?
Ocular itchiness is most commonly associated with allergies. Allergies represent an over-reaction from one’s immune system caused from an otherwise harmless particle–like dust or pollen. Specifically, when dust or pollen comes into contact with “mast cells” (immune cells), they release chemicals that promote inflammation-which directly lead to symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis. Along with annoying itch, patients commonly experience tearing, sensitivity… Read More »
- Posted on: Mar 16 2016