Why Eye Mucus Removal Videos are Popular on TikTok

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Optometrist Dr. Bridget Anderson joins The Doctors to weigh in on the TikTok trend of eye fishing or mucus fishing. She shares there’s a condition where the eye produces excess mucus and a person will remove it with their fingers or a cotton swab. Dr. Anderson warns touching your eye can increase infection, and it’s important to see your doctor if you feel like you need to constantly remove mucus from your eye.

Do Your Eyes Produce Excess Mucus?