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I have excessive tearing going on for about 3 years+

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I have excessive chronic tearing going on for about 3 years+ & 2 surgeries, 3 procedures. It is not dry eye! Have had tear duc procedure to cut larger opening 3 times. Had some type of lower lid stretched & upper lid at outside attached. Did nothing except
narrow the size of eyes. Other surgery was tube inserted into 1 eye to connect inner corner top/bottom ducs to open ducs up. After 6 mos had removed & tiring of all of this by several 'specialists'. Any explanation, options & answers?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Camille-Mod replied 4 years ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.

Hello from JustAnswer You have neglected to state the diagnosis Clearly scarring of the tear duct is that correct?