How often do your eyes overflow with tears? There are several reasons why tears form, and this function plays an important part in protecting your eyes.
The eyes always have a gentle development of tears, helping to keep your eyes lubricated and comfortable throughout the day. These tears maintain a clean surface on the eyeball and offer a disinfecting process to reduce the risk of illness or disease.
Regular production of tears isn’t noticeable as you are moving through your daily activities. These tears evaporate on the surface of the eyes. Or, they drain through the lacrimal ducts, which are found within the inner corners of the eyes.
Sometimes, the basic lubrication and cleansing aren’t enough, so tear production increases. Larger quantities of tear production will cause the liquid to overflow, resulting in tears that fall from your eyes. This crying could happen for two reasons:
Whether you feel like your eyes are too dry, or you are suffering from an overproduction of tears, it is essential that you talk to an experienced optometrist about your concerns. There might be a specific cause for your tear production. For more information, we invite you to schedule an exam at one of our offices. Call our Temecula location at (951) 302-1331 or our Murrieta location at (951) 600-9226.