Blocked tear ducts are very common in babies. Sometimes this blockage is severe and causes a constant problem with tearing and sticky eyes. The good news is that this type of blockage in young infants usually resolves without any treatment by the age of 6 months. It will help if you gently massage the area just above the tear duct in the corner of your baby's eye using your 'pinkie' finger twice daily, This will help to speed up the unblocking of the tear duct.
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