04/18/2016 02:02 EDT

Eye Allergies: 8 Tips For Relief When You Wear Contacts

Whatever you do, don't rub them!

Allergy season isn't fun for anyone, but for contact wearers it can be especially frustrating.

For most allergy sufferers, relief can come in a tiny capsule, but medical experts recommend steering clear of oral antihistamines if you wear contacts since they can further dry out your eyes.

Fortunately, you can still get eye allergy relief while wearing contact lenses. Below, we share eight tips for reducing itchiness and redness in your eyes. From switching to dailies to tossing your contact case, these tips are optometrist approved.

How do you deal with dry eyes during allergy season? Let us know in the comments below.

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