Eye discharge, or ""sleep"" in your eyes, is a combination of mucus, oil, skin cells and other debris that accumulates in the corner of your eye while you sleep. It can be wet and sticky or dry and crusty, depending on how much of the liquid in the discharge has evaporated. In addition to pain and redness, common symptoms of dacryocystitis include watery eyes, a sticky eye discharge and blurred vision.
HOW IS STRINGY EYE DISCHARGE DIAGNOSED?
Stringy Eye Discharge can be caused due to several factors like burning eyes, blurred vision, watery eyes, sore eyes or itchy eyes. The doctor diagnoses Stringy Eye Discharge by performing an eye examination to closely examine the eye.
HOW IS STRINGY EYE DISCHARGE TREATED?
Depending on the nature of the Stringy Eye Discharge, actions needs to taken. If, for instance, the Stringy Eye Discharge is happening since a long time, it is always advisable to visit a General Physician and take eye drops. The best way to treat Stringy Eye Discharge is to keep the eyes clean and free of any foreign substance. While the doctor treats the condition after a thorough examination of the eye, antibiotics and ointments provide immediate relief.
DID YOU KNOW?
The symptoms may be worse when there is more pollen in the air. Higher levels of pollen are more likely on hot, dry, windy days. On cool, damp, rainy days most pollen is washed to the ground.