Causes and treatment for watery eyes

Occurrence of water in eyes is a normal phenomenon.But, too much tear production could be due to  the bad drainage of tear duct organ.Too much tearing is not good for healthy eyes.The condition which caused too much water in eyes is called Epiphora.The disorder can be harmful for eyes if goes untreated.

The main symptom for watering of eyes is when your eyes produce tears without any cause such as when your are outside and faces cold wind or weather, pain or swelling at the corner of your eye near nose, red eyelids.

The causes for eyes becoming watery may be blockage in tear duct, conjunctivitis,infection, irritation,allergy to dust,the turning of eyelid inward or outward,abrasions,age,and environmental irritants like blowing of dust, smog or wind.

Sometimes the watery eyes are accompanied by activities like vomiting,strain, laughing or yawning.

Treatment for watery eyes:

First of all find out the real cause of your eyes getting watery.If the symtoms are mild then treatment is not required.

Try to keep the area around your eyes clean from any stickiness.Apply a towel soaked in warm water over your eyes, it helps in relieving from the problem.Maintain a healthy well maintained diet and rink lots of water.It keeps your body hydrated and appropriate tear production.Avoid the habit of smoking, it causes visual problem, eye redness and too much  tearing.

If the problem persist then it is better to consult your doctor.Your doctor may recommend anti-allergic or antibiotic eye drops or ointment.Surgery is also an option for curing the problem.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”


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