Itchy eyes can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose itchy eyes, we could:
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Approximately how often do your eyes itch?
Possible responses:→ Never / rarely / don't know
→ A few times a month
→ A few times a week
→ At least once a day
Itching is the hallmark of allergic conjunctivitis, as well as other forms of allergic eye disease. The itching may be mild to severe. In general, a red eye in the absence of itching is not caused by ocular allergy.
Dry eyes may become itchy, particularly later in the day.
Eye burning, itching & discharge are possible indicators of psoriasis.