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Ocular allergies are among the most common eye conditions to hit people of all ages.
Though typically worse in the high allergy seasons of spring and summer, some people suffer with these problems all year. This is especially true for people who have allergies to pet dander, mold, dust mites, and other common allergens that tend to linger throughout the year.
The hallmark sign of ocular allergies is itching.
While itching can be a symptom of other eye conditions, the likelihood that...
A common question asked during the eye exam is, “When is the puff coming?”
Patients are referring to air-puff or non-contact tonometry. Tonometry is the procedure used to measure eye pressure, and this is important to diagnose and monitor glaucoma.
In non-contact tonometry, a puff of air is used to measure the pressure inside the eye. The benefit of this test is there is no actual contact to the eye, but the air puff is sometimes very startling for patients. Most people hate that...