spring allergies

A Breakdown of Ocular Allergies by Dr. Wang

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Are your eyes constantly red? Do people always ask you why you always look like you have been crying? Redness and puffiness around the eyes could be a sign of chronic allergic conjunctivitis associated with environmental allergies. A Chemical Chain Reaction An allergic reaction is an immune system response to […]

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Allergy Season is Here!

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With the freezing winter weather fading away, the arrival of April brings some familiar Hampton Roads sights:   beautiful skies, birds chirping, new leaves on the trees, colorful flowers in bloom, and……POLLEN.    In some areas, the pollen can drop like blankets over driveways and cars.   And if you are like me […]

Medications Side Effects Review: Antihistamines and Glaucoma

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Why do Antihistamine Medications come with Warnings about Glaucoma? It’s official.  Allergy season is back!  As cars around Hampton Roads are being blanketed with pollen, we’ll also be bombarded with commercials for antihistamine medications treating symptoms related to seasonal allergies.   Ever wonder why these medications come with the warning, “ask […]

Allergy Season Is Arriving

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With the snowstorm of 2010 now a distant memory, the arrival of April brings some familiar Hampton Roads sights:   beautiful skies, birds chirping, new leaves on the trees, colorful flowers in bloom, and……POLLEN.    In some areas, the pollen can drop like blankets over driveways and cars.   And if you are […]