Epiphora

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Epiphora represents excessive tearing of the eye and is a common clinical presentation to ophthalmological practice. It is most frequently due to an obstruction of the nasolacrimal drainage apparatus. Less commonly, overproduction of tears may be responsible. 

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rID: 64024
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Epiphoras

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