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Watery Eyes? 5 Things You Didn't Know About Eye Allergies


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Non-allergic Symptoms
It can make your eyes water just looking at it.
It can make your eyes water just looking at it.
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Sometimes, non-allergic substances can either cause allergylike reactions in the eyes, or make matters worse if you're already suffering from an allergic reaction. Cigarette smoke is a big one, which is why more and more places are opting to go smoke-free. Perfume is another strong airborne substance that can exacerbate the allergic reactions with your eyes. Certain cosmetics can also be eye irritants, and if you've ever gotten watery, itchy eyes while sitting in traffic, it could be because of diesel exhaust in the air, another common non-allergic pain in the eyes.


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