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Dry Eye Solution: Boost omega-3 fatty acids, study suggests

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Millions of people, predominantly women, suffer from dry eye syndrome, a painful and debilitating eye disease. The condition causes symptoms such as pain, irritation, dryness, and/or a sandy or gritty sensation. If untreated, severe dry eye syndrome can eventually lead to scarring or ulceration of the cornea, and loss of vision. In the first study [...]

Help for Dry Eye: Omega 3s may be the answer

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

In the largest study to date examining the relationship of diet to dry eye, researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that getting more omega-3 fatty acids can help prevent and relieve the dry-eye symptoms experienced by millions of North Americans. The study, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research and Ophthalmology, [...]