Watery eyes or dry eyes can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose watery eyes or dry eyes, we could:
|Rheumatoid Arthritis||4%||Ruled out|
|Sjogren's Syndrome||4%||Ruled out|
|Dry Eye||4%||Ruled out|
|Low Estrogens||4%||Ruled out|
How moist do your eyes tend to be?
Possible responses:→ Usually very dry, I need eye drops
→ Sometimes slightly dry
→ About average / don't know
→ Sometimes slightly too moist / watery
→ Usually watery / too moist, causing teariness
"Dry eye" is a symptom of certain autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren's syndrome.
Red and teary eyes or blurred vision are common symptoms.
"Dry eye" is a symptom of certain autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren's syndrome, in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks the tear ducts and saliva glands.