We’re coming upon high allergy season in the Pacific Northwest and my seasonal allergies are about to make their yearly appearance. My late spring/early summer allergies are so bad that I can barely function. Obviously, I need to function, so I have become somewhat of an expert when it comes to managing seasonal allergies.
The first few weeks of my personal allergy season (mid-May to late July), the symptoms aren’t too bad. I get the occasional runny nose, itchy throat, and itchy eyes. I prefer to hold off on taking the allergy pills until I’m in full-blown allergy attack mode as they make me drowsy, so I rely on allergy eye drops to quickly alleviate my eye problems. My daughter and husband also have eye allergies, so we always have a supply of VISINE®-A® Eye Allergy Relief Eye Drops on hand. VISINE®-A® eye drops combine an antihistamine with a redness reliever to temporarily relieve eye itchiness and redness, helping eyes get back to normal.
I love how quickly VISINE®-A® Eye Allergy Relief Eye Drops work to eliminate the intense itching, remove the redness, and drastically reduce the tearing and burning sensation (VISINE®-A® can be used up to four times a day). I’m talking immediate relief, and it comes without the drowsiness and other side effects of taking an allergy pill.
One bottle of Visine will typically last the entire allergy season for our family so at less than $5 a bottle, it’s an inexpensive tool to bring us eye relief. You can save even more with this $1/1 any Visine product coupon (and here’s another Visine coupon!).
In addition to using VISINE®-A® to quickly combat eye allergies, here are five ways to manage seasonal eye allergies that I have personally found most helpful:
- Avoid rubbing your eyes when they get itchy as rubbing usually worsens the allergic reaction. Instead, gently wash your eyes to remove the allergens as much as possible.
- Keep windows and doors closed to keep allergens out, especially during high-pollen times (typically in the morning).
- Clean and change furnace and air conditioner air filters to keep indoor air as allergen-free as possible. You can find inexpensive filters at home improvement centers and big box stores.
- Shower or at least wash your face after spending a long period of time outdoors to remove allergens that might have stuck to you. Wash your hair before you go to bed to keep the allergens off your pillow.
- Don’t line-dry laundry outdoors, especially bedding.
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