General information on Epiphora
Epiphora or abnormal tear production is caused by one or both of the tear ducts being blocked by a foreign object, an infection, facial injury, excessive mucus production or ingrown eyelashes.
Symptoms of Epiphora
The symptoms of Epiphora are overflowing tears onto face, eye squinting, pawing at eyes.
Treatments for Epiphora
If you suspect Epiphora, seek veterinarian attention and advice. Antibiotics will be prescribed to clear up an infection, while blocked tear ducts will be washed out under anesthetic.
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