Watering eye, also known as epiphora or tearing, is a condition in which there is an overflow of tears onto the face, often without a clear explanation. There is insufficient tear film drainage from the eye(s) - instead of all the tears draining through the nasolacrimal system, they overflow onto the face.
HOW IS WATERY EYES DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist would do the diagnosis by observing your eyes and also do some tests to check the tear or damage in tear ducts.
HOW IS WATERY EYES TREATED?
Treatment procedures here begin with antibiotic eye drops to reduce the watering and infection. Doctors also advise splashing regular water and cleaning the eyes helps to. There are some cases where surgery may be required.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though not a dangerous problem, these watery or teary eyes do tend to hinder your everyday functions.