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Watery Eyes (Definition)

Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more


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When I have runny or stuffy nose, I get watery eyes also. Is there a connection?

When I have runny or stuffy nose, I get watery eyes also. Is there a connection?

Watery eyes: If you have an upper respiratory infection such as a virus, it can effect the nose and eyes. Watery eyes(like crying) can also lead to a stuffy nose since the tears drain into the nose through the naso-lacrimal drainage system. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of watery eyes?

Is it possible to get rid of watery eyes?

Yes: Determine if reflexive tearing (thus treat the etiology, remove inciting factor or improve the tear film or make more tears), or obstruction of the tear drain (thus re-open it or bypass it), or any underlying primary or secondary cause. Excessive tearing is usually when you have to carry a tissue box and the tears are always spilling over like crying. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of watery eyes with just OTC medications?

How do I get rid of watery eyes with just OTC medications?

Try others : Try zaditor (ketotifen) or naphcona. If they don't work , see your dr. There are several prescription eye drops to try ..Not all work for each person. Also use natural tears during the day. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of red, watery eyes?

What are ways to get rid of red, watery eyes?

Need diagnosis!: It sound like allergies, but you need t be seen and properly diagnosed, before treatment can be implemented. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of red, watery eyes?

Red eyes: Are usually do to inflammation which is the basis to the watering. The inflammation disrupts tears production making the eyes dry. This dryness sends a signal to the brain saying the eye is dry, more tears result. Stop that signal by using artificial tear drops, this can help with the redness also. Restasis is also an option. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red and watery eyes if eyedrops don't work much at all?

Try others : First be sure it is an allergy.. Then see your dr. There are several eye drops to try ..Not all work for each person. Also use natural tears during the day. ...Read more

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My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

Yes: You describe classic symptoms of dry eyes. However, you need to determine if you have a quantity problem (not making enough tears) or a quality problem (making tears that are not stable and readily evaporate off the eye) or both. Your eye md can help make the correct diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of watery eyes best, allergy pills or allergy eyedrops?

How to get rid of watery eyes best, allergy pills or allergy eyedrops?

Try Zaditor (ketotifen) drops: And use natural tears during the day to rinse out the pollen dust etc. Or try naphcona.. Both come as genetics =cheaper just as good. ...Read more