This is a duplicate of my Dry Eye Digest blogspot blog - to see the full archives back to 2005, please click on that link.
Allergic conjunctivitis happens, dry eye happens, sometimes they both happen. This is an interesting abstract reminding us of the substantial overlap in dry eye and allergy symptoms.
Incidentally there was an excellent post by Scout on the forum today about the difference between typical airborne allergans and contact allergans.
Allergic conjunctivitis and dry eye syndrome.
Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) and dry eye