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1124 S. State Street, MCO 101A
Big Rapids MI 49307
Tear film continuity is maintained by blinking. If a person keeps their eyes open long enough, without blinking, their tear film will start breaking up. This makes the eye feel uncomfortable and forces you to blink to maintain comfort. In patients with dry eyes, the tear film is unstable and tends to break up faster. Therefore the tear break up time in patients who have dry eyes is shorter.