Nasolacrimal Duct Blockage

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Is there any treatment other than surgery for watery eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, My left eye is watering and having difficulty in reading. I am facing this problem since 18 months. Several eye drops and ointments were used with any positive result. I had the same problem before 10 years, and it was cured with some injection. Now, after consulting three specialists, th...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hi,Welcome to is probably blockage of nasolacrimal duct, which cannot be opened up with drugs.Surgery is the only option. Please get it done. There is nothing major. Best wishes.For further doubts consult an eye care ophthalmologist online -->  Read Full »

My son has tears coming out from one of his eyes from birth. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, My child is facing the problem of tears in one of his eyes since his birth. He is now 9 months old. I have consulted many ophthalmologists, and they all agreed that it would go automatically with daily massage. Though¬†it has reduced now, still it comes. Otherwise, he is in finest health....  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your child has congenital nasolacrimal duct blockage. There is a drainage system from eyes to nose known as a nasolacrimal passage, which carries excess water from eyes to nose and gets absorbed by the nasal mucosa. In some newborns, this passage is blocked by a thin m...  Read Full »

What is the cause of excessive tears in eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past 17 years of my life, I had perfect eyes. I had a slight sinus allergy but nothing else. During high school I took a 500 mg Biotin pill in hopes to stimulate hair growth and the next day my eyes began to tear excessively. The following day my right eye stopped but my left ...  Read Full »

Dr. K K Agrawal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, do not get depressed. Depression leads to a lot of other serious health issues. Now coming to your problem, I do not think your problem is related to Biotin use (at least not directly). Biotin is a vitamin, part of vitamin B-complex, which is required...  Read Full »

Please check the image and tell me what I can do about my kid's eye infection.

Query: Hello doctor, My three-year-old daughter got some infection in her eyes since yesterday and trying to rub her eye. There is some discharge also coming from the corner of the eyes. Picture is attached.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears to be a case of conjunctivitis with associated nasolacrimal duct infection. Start Vigamox (Moxifloxacin) eye drops six times a day both eyes. Tobramycin eye drops four times a d...  Read Full »

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