Tear Duct

Tear Drainage System

The tear duct is part of the tear drainage system. It drains tears through the nasal bone and into the back of the nose. The tear duct is also called the nasolacrimal duct.

A number of eye problems and symptoms can involve the tear duct. These include:

  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurriness
  • Crusty Eyelids and Eyelashes
  • Discharge from the Eye
  • Swelling Around Eye
  • Tearing