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Redness in eyes, pink eye. Taking fluorometholone, ketotifen drops. History of allergies. Treatment?

Hi I have been having a problem with my eyes they stay red most of the day even after using eye drops, they have told me i have pink eye gave me meds for that. Still has not gone away. They have said its allergies Im using benadryl at night and claritin during the day as well as Fluorometholone and ketotifen drops for my eyes. Ive been on these meds over a week. I started to see some improvement but now it doesnt seem to be working. What else could be causing this problem??
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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By history this seems to be like Allergic conjunctivitis.
Your conjunctiva is hypersensitive to some allergen.
The allergen may be anything like food, pollens etc
All this medications will help in controlling the inflammation caused by the allergens but not the allergy itself.
The best thing is to avoid the exposure to the allergen.
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