Dacryocystorhinostomy solution for watery eyes

Written by: Dr. Javier Fernández García
Published: | Updated: 21/02/2020
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Epiphora, more commonly known as watery eyes, is a form of persistent lacrimation. The patient must continually wipe the tears brimming and to fall down her cheek.

Watery eyes treatment

As there is a retention of tears, watery eyes can be associated with other symptoms such as redness and eye discharge and repeated infections of the lacrimal sac.

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction is the most frequent cause. According to specialists in Ophthalmology , mainly it affects women due to deterioration and progressive narrowing of the lachrymal. This pathway may have an obstruction to other levels as the canaliculus and / or the puncta.

There is no direct or indirect relationship to indicate that the use of screens or exposure to cause this disease lights. Tearing associated with screens and lights type may be more irritative or inflammatory ocular surface.


Treatment watery eyes

There is no effective preventive treatment. The recommended treatment is a type of reconstructive surgery of the lacrimal pathway known as dacryocystorhinostomy, which aims to establish an accessory channel of communication with the nostril. This surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis and by different approaches, either external or endoscopically.

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By Dr. Javier Fernández García

Member of ophthalmological equipment DYTO Eye Clinic in Barcelona, ​​Dr. Fernandez Garcia is a renowned ophthalmologist. He is head of Department of Ophthalmology Hospital Can Misses in Ibiza. He is an expert in ocular plastic surgery and aesthetic eye. He has spoken of numerous papers at conferences and courses at national and international level.

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