Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of Eye Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- Airborne allergens affect not only your nasal passages, but also your eyes. Red, itchy eyes can be uncomfortable and may even affect your vision.

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says allergy symptoms affecting the eyes may include:

  • Watery eyes.
  • Itchy eyes.
  • Red eyes.
  • Sensitivity to light.
  • A gritty sensation.
  • Swelling of the eyelids.

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