lacrimal gland

Lacrimal Glands Function and Swelling Causes

In human physiology, the lacrimal glands are paired, exocrine glands in the shape of almonds, one for each eye that secretes an aqueous layer of tear film. They are located in the upper lateral region of each orbit, in the lacrimal patch of the orbit formed by the anterior bone. The lacrimal gland produces tears, […]