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A 39-year-old member asked:

my eyes dry out too quickly. been told its due to blocked tear ducts/glands. what can i do to unblock them?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Dry eyes: Are due to a deficiency or an imbalance of the three components of your tear film. Ocular surface inflammation can also contribute to the symptoms, but this is not related to blocked tear ducts. Dry eyes are often not curable but can be managed well with various types of drops. You should see your ophthalmologist to discuss these treatment options.

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