Non-contagious inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by reactions to environmental allergens such as pollen or animals, vehicle fumes, chlorine in swimming pools, cigarette smoke, or other toxins. The eye turns pink and itchy. The condition is common among people with seasonal allergies, hay fever, asthma, and eczema. It consists of three types: atopic keratoconjunctivitis, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and vernal keratoconjunctivitis.
Also Known As
- Atopic Conjunctivitis