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What is the medical term for watery eyes?

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What is the medical term for watery eyes?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  V. Yetimyan M.D. replied 11 years ago.

Lacrimation.


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Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, MD replied 11 years ago.

Hello,

The medical term for excessive watering of eyes is Epiphora.

Lacrimation is the term used for normal tear production.

Please see :

- http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=6199

- http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/epiphora

I hope this helps.

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Expert:  V. Yetimyan M.D. replied 11 years ago.

Hi,

Most commonly used expression for the watery eyes in daily medical practice is " Increased Lacrimation".


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