The 20 worst Dry Eye cities in the US.

The National Women’s Health Resource Center has named the top 100 dry eye hot spots in the United States based on information compiled from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climatic Data Center and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Factors used in the selection process included temperatures, humidity, wind, altitude, pollutants and ocular allergens.

The top 20 U.S. cities named as dry eye hot spots are:

1. Las Vegas, Nevada
2. Lubbock, Texas*
2. El Paso, Texas*
4. Midland/Odessa, Texas
5. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
6. Atlanta, Georgia
7. Salt Lake City, Utah
8. Phoenix, Arizona
9. Amarillo, Texas
10. Honolulu, Hawaii
11. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12. Albuquerque, New Mexico
13. Tucson, Arizona
14. Norfolk, Virginia
15. Newark, New Jersey
16. Boston, Massachusetts
17. Denver, Colorado
18. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
19. Bakersfield, California*
19. Wichita, Kansas*

*Cities were tied for these spots.

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