Watery Eyes and Aging

 

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Apart from infection, irritation, allergies etc. dry eyes are the most common cause of watery eyes and tearing. Sensing the eyes being dry our body produces more tears.

For elderly they may suffering the periods of raw, dry eyes, followed by teary eyes.

Besides watery eyes are the result of tear drainage problems. Usually tears drain from the surface of our eyes, flow under the eyelids, and pass into the nasal passages. But if the drainage  system aforesaid is blocked for some reason, tears accumulated in the eyes until they spill over the lids. At other times, watery eyes are caused by a complication of an eyelid problem or because of an infection.

Action to be taken:

  • Use Eye Drops
  • Wear sunglasses to protect from glare as well as to keep out particles
  • See Your Eye Doctor