What are the symptoms of blocked tear duct?

See below. Usually discharge from the affected eye. And there is no redness to the white part of the eye.

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I was wondering what are symptoms of a blocked tear duct?

LACRYMAL DUCT BLOCK. Commonly seen in newborns. Tear is produced by lacrymal glands situated at upper, outer part of the eyeball, flows over the eyeballs, then drains through a small opening at the nasal side of the lower eyelid to lacrymal sac, then through lacrymal(tear) duct to the nose. If the duct is blocked, tear accumulates in the sac, gets infected with swelling, redness and drainage of pus when pressed. Read more...

What are the symptoms of pink eye? Are they similar to symptoms of a blocked tear duct?

Different! A blocked tear duct (without infection of the duct) causes chronic tearing and tears running down the face! pink eye is generally with runny eyes, redness, discharge, and most often some pain! Read more...
Different. Pink eye, or conjunctivitis symptoms are goopy, often yellowish discharge , often with the lids being stuck together in the morning. Blocked tear duct (lacrimal obstruction) symptoms include tears overflowing on the cheek (epiphora) usually without dischage. Read more...

What can I do for a blocked tear duct of the R eye? Antibiotics do not work anymore, multiple prescriptions have been tried. Symptoms onset years ago.

Irrigation and Probe. Dilation of your punctum, followed by irrigation of your tear duct can be done in the office and is frequently successful if the duct is only partially blocked and not scarred. In the case that you have only been on antibiotics, it is necessary. If this is unsuccessful, you need a probing of the lacrimal duct. Dacryocyctorhinostomy or Jones Tube are surgeries that work in the worse case scenario. Read more...

What can be done for blocked tear duct?

Massage over NL duct. Gentle massage over nasolacrimal duct (tear duct), 3-4 times a day faithfully, will generally uncloggs tear duct. In case obstruction persists over 6 months, infants should be referred to ophthalmologist. Read more...

I have a chronically blocked tear duct?

Often needs surgery. The tear duct is in the corner of the bottom eyelid near the nose and drains tears into the nose. It can be blocked at birth creating watering eyes with discharge, or occur later from other causes. Sometimes that needs surgery to open. Read more...