Constant eye discharge 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 constant eye discharge, we could:
Do you have any form of constant discharge coming from one or both eyes? It may be colored (for example white, yellow, green) or clear; it may be thick or watery.
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Mild - barely anything
→ Moderate - needs regular cleaning
→ Serious - impairs vision
→ Severe - difficult to open eyes in the morning
Mucous around your eyes when you wake in the morning can be a symptom of dry eye.
Eye burning, itching & discharge are possible indicators of psoriasis.