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Michigan Dry Eye Center (an accredited Dry Eye Center) is a specialty clinic within Clarity Advanced Eyecare. The Michigan Dry Eye Center utilizes a wide array of technology and methodology to manage and treat dry eye disease, an increasingly prominent condition among patients of all ages.

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Prevalence of Dry Eye


Dry eyes are very common, and dry eye syndrome is a major reason for visits to the eye doctor. A recent online poll revealed that nearly half (48 percent) of Americans age 18 and older regularly experience dry eye symptoms.

Also, results from a 2012 Gallup poll show that more than 26 million Americans suffer from dry eyes, and this number is expected to increase to more than 29 million within 10 years.


Symptoms of Dry Eye


  • Burning sensation

  • Itchy eyes

  • Aching sensations

  • Heavy eyes

  • Fatigued eyes

Risk Factors


A number of factors can increase your risk of dry eyes. These include:

  • Computer use. When working at a computer or using a smartphone or other portable digital device...(more)

  • Contact lens wear.  Dry eye discomfort is a primary reason why people discontinue contact lens wear.

  • Aging. Dry eye syndrome can occur at any age, but it becomes increasingly more common later in life, especially after age 50.

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