Excessively Watering Eyes
Tears are necessary to lubricate the eyes and wash away foreign bodies and other particles. Watery eyes, also known as epiphora, occurs when too many tears are produced or when the eyes are unable to drain properly.
After a thorough medical examination of the eye, treatment of watery eyes will depend on the underlying cause of the condition. Some of the methods of treatment may include:
- Antibiotic or corticosteroid eye drops
- Surgical removal of the blockage
- Surgical implantation of an artificial tear duct
Artificial tears or antihistamines may be recommended to treat dry eye and to relieve symptoms.