Unable to open eyes with thick mucoid secretion

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 04/06/2015 - 10:42
Country
SriLanka
Age
30
Gender
Female
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No

Question

 

 

Age 30,no systemic disease,dry eye no tears, no surgeries,artificial tear drops,glasses, unable to open eyes in the evening. Thick mucoid secretion,no tears when crying,around 2 years.

 

Answer

Thanks for your Question

 

 

It seems that you have a problem in your lacrimal gland that is responsible for the secretion of tears. There are special glands in the eyes that secret mucous. Normally you can't feel this mucous secretion because it is overcome and diluted by tears but in cases of dry eyes with no tears secretion, this mucous is built up in the eye especially during sleep as thick whitish discharge.

Keep using artificial tears and you have to use artificial tears in gel form before you sleep at night.

You have to visit an ophthalmologist to find out the causes of lacrimal gland dysfunction.

 

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