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How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

Block the gas: Unstable chemicals are released and irritate the eye, causing reflexive tearing, thus do things to minimize this. Wear goggles, use a fan, cool them, presoak them, cut them sharply, etc. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

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. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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

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

Needs eyes checked: Since you are squinting to see, you may need glasses, so have it checked with eye doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop my eyes watering when I go outside? Strange that it happens.

Allergies?: Do you have allergies that may be irritating your eyes and making them water? There are eye drops that can help stop the reaction to allergies. Are you sensitive to light? Sunglasses may help that too. But the biggest thing is to figure out the cause of the tearing and fix that. ...Read more

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What can stop eyes from watering?

What can stop eyes from watering?

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. ...Read more

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What is wrong if your eyes water a lot and won't stop?

What is wrong if your eyes water a lot and won't stop?

Epiphora: There are two types of epiphora. One is caused by things that irritate the eyes (like onions or allergies) and cause the lacrimal glands to produce increased tears. The second is caused by blockage of the tear drainage mechanism so that even if the lacrimal glands are producing a normal amount, the tears can't get down the drainage tubes to the nose. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Did headache cause watering eyes that won't stop?

Did headache cause watering eyes that won't stop?

Sinus headache-yes: Sinus congestion and subsequently nasal congestion may have blocked your tear drainage canals. ...Read more