In simple terms, watery eyes is also defined as tearing eyes. So basically here there is a lot of watering in the eye, which is a common disorder due to excessive tear production. It happens because of eye obstruction and also due to foreign particles in the eye. So watery eyes is actually a symptom of inefficient rather than being a problem in itself. One notices constant tears from the eyes along with redness and swelling may happen.
HOW IS WATERY EYES DIAGNOSED?
The provider will examine the eyes and ask questions about medical history and symptoms. Liquid may be inserted into a tear duct to find out whether it comes out of the patient's nose. If it is found to be blocked, a dye may be injected to find the exact location of the blockage - this will be done by using an X-ray image of the area. The dye shows up on the X-ray.
HOW IS WATERY EYES TREATED?
Treatment of watery eyes depends on the cause. If it is due to dryness, then eye drops may be provided to relieve dryness. If it is due to an infection then appropriate medicine may be given to treat that.
DID YOU KNOW?
They are not really serious but watery or teary eyes do tend to hinder your everyday functions.