Many Canadians are affected by seasonal allergies. This can cause red, puffy, itchy and burning eyes. Allergens such as grass, pollen and ragweed are common in reactions with symptoms include sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, red, itchy, and watery eyes.
Treatments prescribed by your general practitioner or Optometrist could include over the counter eye drops and antihistamines as well as allergy shots. An Optometrist has some specific remedies including compresses and pharmaceutical prescribed eye drops.