ⓘ Epiphora (medicine)

                                     

ⓘ Epiphora (medicine)

Epiphora is an overflow of tears onto the face. A clinical sign or condition that constitutes insufficient tear film drainage from the eyes in that tears will drain down the face rather than through the nasolacrimal system.

                                     
  • Epiphora may refer to: Epiphora medicine an excessive tear production usually a result from an irritation of the eye Epistrophe, also known as epiphora
  • number of images acquired over 15 minutes. Typical indications include epiphora and dacryocystitis. DSG allows quantification of tear turnover and drainage
  • hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes. Ibn Isa was also the first to classify epiphora as being a result of overzealous cautery of pterygium. In addition to this
  • pain, redness, and swelling over the inner aspect of the lower eyelid and epiphora When nasolacrimal duct obstruction is secondary to a congenital barrier
  • nasolacrimal duct may occur. This leads to the excess overflow of tears called epiphora A congenital obstruction can cause cystic expansion of the duct and is
  • ophthalmologist because of apparent corneal edema. The commonly described triad of epiphora excessive tearing blepharospasm and photophobia may be missed until
  • a growth promotant in food - producing animals, and as a way of reducing epiphora tear staining around the eyes of white - faced dogs. In these cases, the
  • cause even normal levels of the basal tear to overflow onto the face Epiphora giving the appearance of constant psychic tearing. This can have significant
  • Some adverse outcomes from participants included spontaneous plug loss, epiphora ocular irritation, foreign body sensation, and local inflammatory reaction
  • corneal sequestra. Infection of the nasolacrimal duct can result in chronic epiphora excess tearing Ulcerative skin disease can also result from FHV - 1 infection