What are the causes of increased tear production?

Written By Mark

The German Ophthalmology Society said that increased tear production may be due to several causes, such as conjunctivitis, allergies (pollen and animal hair), and dry eyes (working for a long time in front of a computer screen and wearing contact lenses), according to what was reported by the German News Agency.

The association added that increased tear production may also indicate excessive stress resulting from incorrect sizing of medical glasses, and it may also indicate blockage of the tear ducts resulting from infection or injury.

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The association stressed the need to consult a doctor if the eye continues to secrete tears while other symptoms appear, such as redness, itching, swelling, and deteriorating vision. To undergo timely treatment, which includes eye drops and ointments containing antibiotics.

Surgery can also be used if the tear ducts are blocked.