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CLOSED FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

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SIGNATURE EYE CARE SHELTER IN PLACE STARTS WED 3/25

Ocular allergy help

Ocular Allergies

Allergic conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the tissue covering the white part of the eye resulting from an allergic response. Symptoms of itching, tearing, and swelling may range from slight to severe depending on the degree of allergic response. Symptoms are generally more prevalent in the spring and fall but can be year round in more temperate climates such as Austin and Cedar Park.

Depending on the severity of this condition treatment may include anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, or decongestant drops. The most effective treatment is a drop called a mast cell stabilizer which actually stops the onset of the allergy reaction from occurring.

This is a prescription eye drop that our eye doctors can prescribe for you. In most cases, over-the-counter medications should not be used as they can actually make the allergy condition worse.

WHEN WAS YOUR LAST EXAM?

Regular eye exams are critical for detecting diseases and conditions early. Early detection is often the key to effective treatment.

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Per shelter in place announcement for our area, Signature Eye Care will be closed to all non-urgent in-office patient care starting Wednesday, March 25.  We will announce when we will resume normal business operations.

We will miss seeing ALL our patients and their families during this time but our patients and their loved ones’ health continues to be our highest priority.  We wish you and the health of your loved ones, safety, and wellness during these difficult and uncertain times.  

Please reach us at info@sigeyecare.com while we are temporarily closed to all non-urgent in-office patient care.