Depending on the cause of watery eyes, placing a warm wet towel on the eyes throughout the day can help with blocked tear ducts, states Healthline. Most often, watery eyes do not require medical treatment and clear up on their own.
Some conditions that cause watery eyes do not respond to home treatments and require medical attention, states Healthline. The patient may need prescription eye drops, treatment to treat blocked tear ducts, or antibiotics for an eye infection. If allergies are the cause of watery eyes, treating the allergies is likely to relieve symptoms. Any discharge from the eyes, redness or irritation should be reported to a health care provider.