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How can I massage for blocked tear ducts in an adult? - American Academy of Ophthalmology adult tear blockage


A blocked tear duct is common in newborns, but older children and adults can be affected, too. Find out what causes this eye disorder and how.

Blocked tear ducts may be more common in babies, but they can occur in adults, too. Treatment will depend on the underlying cause for the.

One of the easiest ways to fix a blockage in babies (or adults) is to massage the lacrimal sac -- the area where tears drain from the eye into the.

Less often, tear ducts get blocked because the tear drainage system didn't form correctly in the womb. In adults, tear ducts can get blocked for.

Massaging a blocked tear duct works in infants under 1 year old. The cause of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in adults is quite different.