How old is your friend? Generally after age of 20 years, allergy severity may reduce. Children of age less than 15 years get severe allergy. They get a lot of itching, watering, redness of eyes. Ask him to reduce exposure to pollution.
. Use dark goggles while in traffic, dust. Try to avoid dusty areas, smoke.
. wash eyes daily 4-5 times with cold water
. I don't know about Homeopathy Rx but Allopathy has Rx.
. If eye is very red, use steroid eye drop for initial few days to control severe attack & then taper slowly. Use steroid eye drop after consulting Ophthalmologist only. Steroids like dexamethasone, prednisolone, betamethasone will help. These have dramatic effect in initial few days & red eye will appear white. Itching will reduce. generally a steroid- antibiotic eye drop is used to avoid secondary bacterial eye infection. Low strength steroid like loteprednol, fluorometholone are better considering its less side effects ( less rise in intraocular pressure-IOP).
. Use anti-allergy drops like- Ketlur, megabrom, flur, FBN, etc. It has to be continued for longer duration. Anti-allergy drops reduce frequency of recurrence.
. Allercrom, Allercrom forte, ketotifen drops prevent release of mediators of allergy. It has to be continued for longer duration.
. Use of lubricant drops gives a lot of comfort. A few drops are- Teardrops, lubrex, glytears, aquatears, refresh tears etc.
. Along with this, oral antihistaminics like cetirizine, loratidine help in relieving symptoms.
. very severe cases need subtarsal injection of steroid
. Whether he is using contact lens? Giant Papillary conjunctivitis is common in soft CL users.
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