Sticky Eyes

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Definition

Sticky eye is a condition, common in babies during their first few months, wherein the eye produces a thick yellowish discharge, usually as a result of a blocked tear duct, leading to infection.

Diagnosis

Sticky eye may be diagnosed by merely looking at it, and comparing the symptoms exhibited and the symptoms suffered by the affected.

Treatment

Among the treatment options for sticky eye are medications, and the removal of the blockage from the eye duct.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms include eye pain, discharge from the eye, difficulty opening the eye, and vision problems.

Causes

This condition is caused by blocked eye duct. These may be a result of sexually transmitted infections during childbirth or may be associated with a common cold.

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