It’s likely that many of us will have experienced having irritated, itchy eyes at some point in our lives. That’s because our eyes are faced with numerous irritants and challenges every day, some of which we may be particularly sensitive to or exposed to more often. Find out more about the typical causes and symptoms of eye irritation, as well as how to treat and prevent it.
The typical symptoms of irritated eyes tend to include:
The severity of symptoms may depend on the cause of the irritation, as well as your sensitivity to a particular irritant (e.g. pollen). If symptoms persist or worsen, please seek medical attention.
Our eyes can become irritated in reaction to a period of prolonged activity and concentration, an injury, or irritant. When irritants invade the eye, the blood vessels can become inflamed on the white surface of the eye, which can make it appear red.
Eye irritation can be caused by a number of different factors, with the following being some of the most common:
You may also experience eye irritation as an associated symptom of red eye and dry eyes conditions.
If your eyes are feeling uncomfortable and irritated, specialist eye care products can provide fast-acting relief to soothe symptoms. Our range of products includes a number of solutions that are ideal for treating eye irritation:
All Vizulize products are pH balanced to the eye’s tear fluid, so as not to sting on application. They’re also safe for use with contact lenses, without having to remove them.
Taking some precautions can help you avoid suffering unnecessarily with irritated eyes – these simple steps are a good place to start: