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Whats the treatment for a blocked tear duct?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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