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A 35-year-old member asked:

How can i stop my eyes watering so much?

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Dr. Jodi Luchs
LASIK Surgery 30 years experience
Many causes: There are many potential causes of watering eyes (tearing). Eyes can tear either because they are producing too much tears, usually due to ocular surfaces diseases (like allergies, blepharitis or even mild dry eyes) or some irritation on the surface of the eye, or due to a blockage in the tear drainage system. See your eye doctor to determine the cause and the appropriate treatment.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How to stop my eyes watering so much in the cold air?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Tears: This is a common symptom of dry eye. Using artificial tears before going out in the cold can help. Also consider wearing glasses that block the wind. It is also seen in people with exposure where the eyelids don't adequately protect the eyes. See an ophthalmologist if it becomes a recurring problem.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What can stop eyes from watering?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Moist heat compress: can help open ducts to release oils from the merino moan glands keeps the tears on the surface of the eyeball longer. Poor tear Gil and medications are the biggest culprits.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What can I do to stop from squinting and get my eyes to stop watering?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs eyes checked: Since you are squinting to see, you may need glasses, so have it checked with eye doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Yes: Wear eye goggles keep the onions in the fridge cut them on the end opposite the root.
A 33-year-old member asked:

My eyes keep watering and i can't stop them. Help?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yara Catoira Boyle
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Your eyes are dry: Eyes watering are usually a reflex to dryness. Those reflex tears are of poor quality and do not lubricate the eye. Start using artificial tears 4 x day.

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