Diseases

Clogged lachrymal canal

Clogged lachrymal canal


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Frequent in the newborn, this condition prevents the evacuation of tears to the nasal cavity.
The main sign is permanent watering of one or both eyes.
Regularly instill antiseptic eye drops by gently massaging the inner corner of the eye. If lachrymation persists, consult an ophthalmologist who will clear the canal with a small catheter.

Treatment of the blocked tear duct