Watering from left eye in 8 month old girl { since birth}. Cause and management.

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nasolacrimal duct blockage . teach the parents to massage nasolacrimal duct . if it doesnt resolve by 1 year of age . then go for probing by an opthalmologist .

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Thank you for suggesting the case... Watering of eyes/ epiphora ... M.C. cause congenital Nasolacrimal duct obstruction . Upto 1 yr of age- sac massage . Upto 3 yr of age - probing . However , with increasing age chances of failure of above 2 therapies increases.... Get opinion of opthalmogist in case of complications...

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Congenital Nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Mayreopn duct by message. ConsoultPediatrician or opthalmologist.. Explain mother.

It’s NLDO Lacrimal massage till one year If not open Then consult ophthalmologist

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Nasolacrimal duct blockage Advise lacrimal massage till 1 year age. After 1year, if lacrimation still persists consultation with opthalmologist for syringing

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. Mostly normal Wait up to 1 yr Opinion of opthalmologist Repair of lacrimal duct

A likely cause of watery eyes in infants can be blocked tear ducts. These often resolve on their own.

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