Category: <span>Watery Eyes</span>

I’m Not Crying (the Watery Eye)

Have you ever walked outside and suddenly everyone is wondering why tears are streaming down your face, and even more peculiarly, only down one side of your face? Perhaps the sight of a beautiful blue sky moved you to tears, or perhaps you are just experiencing a bit of epiphora. Though a watering eye, also known as epiphora, itself is not harmful, sometimes it can be a symptom of something else that needs addressing. As the tear film is the first refractive surface that light meets when entering the eye, an overflow of tears can cause blurred vision, which can be inconvenient, such as when driving or trying to watch your bride walk down the aisle towards you, and on occasion can also be a little embarrassing.
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Research & Publications

Factors that Affect Your Risk of Getting a Pterygium

  Risks are a necessary part of life. Stepping out of the house is a risk – you could get stung by a bee in the garden; …

Can Kids Get Pterygia?

  Pterygium – a benign wing-shaped overgrowth of tissue from the whites of the eye over the transparent cornea. It’s …

The Link Between Pterygia and Melanoma

  Who doesn’t love the sun and surf? The answer is probably nobody. And who loves surfer’s eye? The answer is also …