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A 18-year-old male asked:

did cataract operation.her eyes are tearing. taking ketotifen drops and eye lubricant.doctor said that her eyes are dry.why her eyes are tearing.

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Dr. Matthew Rauen
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Reflex tearing: Irritated eyes tear. Ketotifen drops can cause irritation to the surface. They are used to help reduce inflammation inside the eye. This tearing should not last beyond a day or two after surgery. Contact the surgeon if it persists.

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