Causes of Tearing and Treatment.
Tearing or otherwise known as epiphora is a condition in which the tear duct overflows. According to
Medicalnewstoday – “An overflow of tears on the cheek, due to imperfect drainage by the tear-conducting passages.”
Over-Production of Tears – possibly caused by an irritant in the eye.
Blocked Ducts. – causes the eye to overproduce tears.
Ectropion (outwardly turned eyelid) and Entropion (inwardly turned eyelid)
Possibly eye- injury
Dry Eyes – may cause again over-production tears spill out and not on your dry eye. Once the cause is determined then the correct treatment can be implemented.
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