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Hay fever: Doctor shares how to soothe eye symptoms triggered by the condition

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Drop it

Mr Ionides continued: “Frequent use of allergy drops can help prevent hay fever as they soothe and stabilise the mast cells (white blood cells that are part of your immune system) which cause itching and sneezing.”

He also recommended putting your eye drops into the fridge before use if you desire that “extra relief” in the warm weather.

Spray it

If eye drops are not your thing, you could also opt for eye spray to wash the allergens away.

The expert shared to spray onto closed eyelids and then blink as the blink lets the spray seep into your eyes and perform a flush, “removing any surface settled pollen”.



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