What does your dog and your eyes have in common?

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Its allergy season in the south and pollen is starting to cover everything from our cars to our homes! Have you ever thought about how that pollen gets into your home? Our pets are one of the most common methods that pollen is transferred into our homes and workplaces. When your dog or cat is outdoors, he or she is picking up pollen that is in the air which gets in their fur. The pollen is then transferred into your home when they come inside and begins to circulate throughout your cooling system and becomes attached to your clothes and anything your pets come into contact with. This is a major reason many people continue to suffer allergy symptoms while indoors. It gets even worse if your pets sleep near your bed as the pollen circulates throughout the night.

Pollen can cause a number of symptoms which includes sneezing, watery eyes, nasal congestion, and coughing. Your eye doctor can help alleviate these symptoms that include itchy eyes and watery eyes. The best treatment may be a prescription eye drop or a preservative free formula to alleviate your allergy symptoms. It is also important to note that oral medications such as Zyrtec and Claritin have side effects that include dry eyes.

We aren’t going to get rid of our dogs but bathe them regularly this time of year because of the pollen on their coats of fur.  We will be glad to answer any questions for allergy eyes and dry eyes.

To learn more about Allergy Eyes and Dry Eyes, visit us at Eyewear Gallery.

www.EyewearGallery.com

Dr. Warren Johnson | Dr. Do Nguyen | Dr. Burt Bodan

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