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dry eye

According to the National Health and Wellness Survey, 16.4 million adults in the US have been diagnosed with Dry Eye. This issue is especially prevalent in Colorado due to the high elevation and climate.


Dry eye is multifactorial, and risk factors include environmental factors, age, smoking, electronics, contact lens wear, certain medications and certain conditions (arthritis, diabetes, rosacea, autoimmune conditions and more)

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Dry eye causes as a wide range of symptoms, but common symptoms include:

  • Burning

  • Irritation

  • Redness

  • Tearing

  • Watering

  • Intermittently blurry vision

  • Sandy feeling


Here at Carbon Valley Eye Care, we utilize the latest in diagnostic equipment and treatment options.


We can make recommendations for eye drops, supplements, prescription medications and in-office treatments

At our office, we are using the MiBoFlo Thermoflo device, which is an innovative tool for reducing and alleviating dry eye syndrome. This is a safe and painless procedure that utilizes heat to help liquify your viscous or dried-up tears.

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