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Can tears heal sore, itchy, and watery eyes?

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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: Can help

But avoid preserved drops and see a doctor if not improving.

In brief: Can help

But avoid preserved drops and see a doctor if not improving.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Possibly

Tears are nature's cleaner. They wash irritants off the surface of the eye.
That is one reason we water when something gets in the eye. But tears alone will not heal the root cause of itching or sore eyes. An eye doctor can evaluate the reason for the irritation and provide treatment options for you.

In brief: Possibly

Tears are nature's cleaner. They wash irritants off the surface of the eye.
That is one reason we water when something gets in the eye. But tears alone will not heal the root cause of itching or sore eyes. An eye doctor can evaluate the reason for the irritation and provide treatment options for you.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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