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Can you suggest over-the-counter drugs that help with watery eyes?

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Dr. Paul Holmwood
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Artificial tears

Although not drugs per se, artificial tears provide a moist barrier to your own rapidly evaporating tears, thus stopping the endless cycle of dryness followed by reflex tearing etc.

In brief: Artificial tears

Although not drugs per se, artificial tears provide a moist barrier to your own rapidly evaporating tears, thus stopping the endless cycle of dryness followed by reflex tearing etc.
Dr. Paul Holmwood
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Artificial tears

It may seem counterintuitive, but watery eyes are often caused by dry eyes.
If the tears you make do not have the right components, they will not stick to the eye. You may produce a lot of tears but they roll right off the eye, sending a signal for more tears to be made. Artificial tears stick to the eye and decrease the over-production of tears. Allergies may also cause this so ask your doctor.

In brief: Artificial tears

It may seem counterintuitive, but watery eyes are often caused by dry eyes.
If the tears you make do not have the right components, they will not stick to the eye. You may produce a lot of tears but they roll right off the eye, sending a signal for more tears to be made. Artificial tears stick to the eye and decrease the over-production of tears. Allergies may also cause this so ask your doctor.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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