Lacrimal Washout

Watery eyes caused by blocked tear ducts can usually be successfully treated by a lacrimal washout; a quick procedure that irrigates the tear duct, removing the blockage.

Common questions

What is a lacrimal washout?

This is a quick procedure that irrigates the tear duct, removing the blockage.

Why would I have a lacrimal washout?

Watery eyes caused by blocked tear ducts can be successfully treated by a lacrimal washout.

What happens during a lacrimal washout?

This is a quick procedure that irrigates the tear duct, removing the blockage.

What should I expect after a lacrimal washout?

TBC

Contact Benenden Hospital

It’s easy to make an appointment; you can ask your GP or give us a call on 01580 230661.