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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Watering Eyes (Overview)

Watering eyes = epiphora -tearing consistently or excessively. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/watery-eyes/basics/definition/SYM-20050821.


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I have a problem of pollen allergy which causes watering eyes and nose, sneezing and breathing problem. How can it be cured or any precautions?

I have a problem of pollen allergy which causes watering eyes and nose, sneezing and breathing problem. How can it be cured or any precautions?

Control not cure: While there is no cure for allergies, they can be controlled using 3 steps. 1. Identification of the particular allergen and avoidance as possible. 2 medications like antihistamines and nasal steroid sprays and 3. Allergy injections for long term relief. An allergist can assist in a plan specific for each person. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
128 doctors shared insights

Watering Eyes (Overview)

Watering eyes = epiphora -tearing consistently or excessively. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/watery-eyes/basics/definition/SYM-20050821.


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Do some people get chronic watering eyes?

Do some people get chronic watering eyes?

Usually dry eye: Dry eye may cause chronic irriation and tearing. See your eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist ASAP
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Wear glasses as recommended
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Follow patching regimen if prescribed
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Does drinking water help get rid of dark circles under your eyes?

Does drinking water help get rid of dark circles under your eyes?

Maybe: If the dark circles are due to poor hydration, drining more water may be of benefit. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my eyes from watering? I don't think it's allergies, as I don't sneeze.

How can I prevent my eyes from watering?  I don't think it's allergies, as I don't sneeze.

Watery eyes: Watering of the eyes is not always from an allergy but if it is, a standard allergy eye drop such as Patanol (olopatadine) or Alomide should take care of it. You don't have to also be sneezing. ...Read more

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Reasons for watering eyes?

Reasons for watering eyes?

Many possibilities: Watering eyes could be a normal response to wind/bright light/cold temperatures. If excessive, then an eye exam could determine if you have evaporative dry eye, inadequate tear drainage, lid malpositions, etc. ...Read more

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Do some people get chronic watering eyes?

Usually dry eye: Dry eye may cause chronic irriation and tearing. See your eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What may be causing sudden watering eyes?

What may be  causing sudden watering eyes?

Sudden eye watering: This occur due to any issue which irritates the eyes and stimulates the reflex tearing. Try using some artificial tears to lubricate the eyes and break the cycle. If persistent, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Watering eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Watering eyes?

Watering eyes: Watering eyes = epiphora -tearing consistently or excessively. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/watery-eyes/basics/definition/SYM-20050821. ...Read more

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Why do I have a problem withburning and watering eyes when i read?

Why do I have a problem withburning and watering eyes when i read?

Dry eyes: You eyes burn and water because they dry out when reading. Once they dry out they overproduce tears and the excess tears run down your cheeks. The burning means irritation. Reading is an intensely visual activity so remember to blink and take a short break (close your eyes for a minute or so) after every few pages or chapter. You can also use some artificial tears before and during reading. ...Read more