Do you know if you have watery eyes, your eyes can be dry? Yes, chronic dry eyes can cause wet, watery eyes. Believe it or not, inflammation from chronic dry eyes causes the body to help you provide moisture by crying. Unfortunately, the crying tear is of poor quality, washing away the natural lubricants your eyes produce and make your eyes drier.
Having watery eyes is just like using eye drops all day long. Making your eyes very dry.
Causes of Excessive Tear Production- Watery Dry Eyes
- Dry eye disease leads to extremely watery eyes. As the body’s natural response, the eyes produce more tears to relieve dry eye irritation. Tear flow becomes too much for the eyes’ tear duct to handle – causing the tears to overflow.
Besides excessive tearing of the eyes and constant irritation, a dry eye disease also causes other vision problems, stinging, burning, pain, and light sensitivity.
- Blocked Tear Ducts. The tear ducts are the eyes’ natural drainage system. They are the small holes in the corner of your eyes—the lacrimal glands which produce tears. Tear ducts then drain the excess tears.
With tear ducts become blocked, the tears accumulate in the eye and overflow. They are making it look like you are crying all day long. Several factors cause blockage to the tear ducts like aging, inflammation, infection, injury, and more.
Blocked tear ducts are the most common cause of watery eyes for infants. Babies, especially newborns, are susceptible to blocked tear ducts.
- Ectropion and Entropion
The eyelids serve as the eyes’ windshield. They spread the tears through the eye surface when you blink and get rid of the extra moisture and debris. Eyelids turning inward or outward can cause watery eyes.
Ectropion is where the lower eyelid is turning outward. Ectropion makes the lower eyelids droop or sag, making it hard for the eyelids to close when you blink.
Ectropion is where eyelids turn inward of the lower eyelid. With entropion, lashes continuously rub against the eyeball and irritate the eye. Ectropion can sometimes damage the cornea.
Either of these two eyelid problems can trigger watery eyes.
Pink eye is also called conjunctivitis. A watery eye is a common symptom of conjunctivitis. Common colds are usually the leading cause of pink eye.
Allergies are a primary reason for watery eyes. Allergens like pollen, dust, fumes, animal dander can trigger allergy symptoms. The watery eye is one of the most common allergic symptoms. Allergies can also cause redness, swelling, and irritation in the eyes.
- Styes and chalazion
Bacteria usually cause styes. These red, painful lumps along the eyelid can also cause watery eyes. Applying a warm compress on the eye can help it heal faster.
- Bell’s Palsy
This facial condition can cause facial muscles to paralyze or weaken due to nerve damage. It causes the face to droop or become stiff on the affected side. Bell’s palsy can also affect the eyes in excessive tearing, dry eye disease, or the inability to close the eye.
- Sjogren’s Syndrome
Sjogren’s is an autoimmune disease that attacks moisture-producing cells, including eyes, mouth, lungs, and more. This results to dry mouth, dry eyes, and watery eyes.
Some medications can also cause watery eyes as a side effect. Among these medications are chemotherapy drugs.
- Other Potential Causes
Weather conditions like winter, strong wind, too much sunshine, or dusty weather can also trigger the eyes to produce more tears. Too much eye strain, from work, for example, can also cause the eyes to tear up too much. Other environmental factors like bright light, smog, air conditioning, exposure to chemicals, gases, or liquid can cause eye irritation, leading to watery eyes.
All of these conditions can lead to dry eye syndrome.
Treatment for Watery Eyes
Eye drops don’t work for watery eyes.
To stop tear overproduction, you must treat dry eyes first. When your eyes are no longer dry, the watery eyes will naturally stop by themselves. TheraLife Eye has an oral solution for those who have chronic dry eyes and watery eyes. No more eye drops. TheraLife Eye is clinically proven to relieve the symptoms associated with chronic dry eyes and stop watery eyes. The benefits of TheraLife Eye include:
- 84% of first time users benefit from TheraLife Eye
- Reduction of irritation and inflammation of the tear glands, eye surface, and eyelids
- Restores the body’s own natural ability to produce balanced tears
- Restores and revives normal tear secretion function.
- Works better than fish oil or flaxseed oil alone
- No need for messy eye drops
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