epiphora


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epiphora

[‚ep·ə ′fȯr·ə]
(medicine)
An abnormal increase in tearing of one or both eyes.
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symptoms such as epiphora and chronic discharge from the fistula) are potential candidates for surgical treatment.
There were no epiphora observed with reduced corneal opacity and formation of scar tissue in center of eye which indicated healing process.
Endoscopic DCR is an effective surgery to relieve epiphora from primary acquired NLD obstruction.
The most frequent clinical manifestations of infections were as classically described: patients had sudden onset of ocular pain, foreign body sensation, irritation, epiphora, photophobia, and subconjunctival hemorrhage.
Reflex epiphora in patients with dry eye symptoms: role of variable time schirmer-1 test.
The causes of epiphora are broadly considered to be related to three factors, with a significant proportion being more of a spectrum and multifactorial:
Key Words: Centurion syndrome, epiphora, medial canthal tendon
It is often associated with severe epiphora, drooling of saliva on the paralysed side including difficulties in mastication.
After five minutes, the cotton bud is removed and the presence of fluorescein (positive) on the bud indicates a patent lacrimal drainage system and the epiphora may be the result of lacrimal hypersecretion, caused by conditions such as ocular allergy, dry eye, blepharitis, trichiasis, distichiasis, entropion, ectropion, foreign bodies, concretions, corneal disease or anterior uveitis.
Epiphora has traditionally fallen under the purview of ophthalmologists.
On clinical examination, animal appeared dull, depressed with half closed right eye and epiphora.