Health Tip: Too Many Tears?
-- Watery eyes are an irritating symptom of a variety of conditions.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine lists these common causes of watery eyes:
- An allergy to particles in the air, such as dust, dirt or dander.
- An infection of the eye.
- A blocked tear duct.
- Eyelids or eyelashes that turn inward and irritate the eye.
- A foreign substance in the eye.
- Temporary watering of the eyes can sometimes accompany laughing, yawning, straining the eyes, or vomiting.
Posted: January 2008