Allergy symptoms can make you miserable and in some cases, they're life-threatening. Here's some information about allergies — and tips on treating allergy symptoms.
Inflamed eyelids? It could be blepharitis. Explore the symptoms, causes and treatments of blepharitis.
Blocked tear ducts are common at birth, but tear ducts can also become blocked in adulthood by infection or trauma. Treatment is almost always successful.
You've got a cold, or you're trying to prevent getting one. Here are some timely tips.
Dust mite allergy, an immune system reaction to inhaled dust mite "debris," causes hay fever symptoms and may cause allergy-induced asthma.
Ectropion — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of a sagging or outwardly turned eyelid.
Entropion occurs when your eyelid turns inward so that eyelashes rub against the eye. Surgery is usually necessary to relieve symptoms and prevent cornea damage.
Reduce eyestrain by following these simple tips.
Milk allergy can cause hives, wheezing and gastrointestinal problems. Avoidance is the primary treatment, but the good news is that many children outgrow milk allergy.
Wheat allergy, an abnormal immune system reaction to wheat proteins, requires a diet free of all wheat products.
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