- Ocular Health Section
- Research & Innovation
- Fondation Théa
An allergy is a response of the body against an allergen.
It is an exaggerated reaction of the immune system against a substance that is not naturally present in the body. The eye as a whole – lids, conjunctiva and cornea can be impact - in direct contact with the environment is more frequently affected by allergic reactions.These ocular allergies occurred frequently - approximately 40 to 60% of allergic people have ocular symptoms - and it’s a burden.
Find out what forms those allergies take, what are the causes and how to treat them!