Blocked tear duct: everything to know

Blocked tear duct in infants: Everything you need to know

The last thing you want to see is your newborn’s eyes tearing up. Many newborns and infants experience watering of eyes or mucus discharge from both or either eye. While the most common instinct of a mother is that of an eye infection, most frequently it is a blocked tear duct also known as the nasolacrimal duct.