Dry eye disease is a common medical condition that occurs when the eyes do not make enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. This leads to inflammation of the ocular surface, causing the eyes to become dry, red, and irritated. Symptoms include dryness, grittiness, soreness, burning and temporarily blurred vision.
There are many reasons our eyes become dry, for example, wearing contact lenses, working at a computer screen for long periods, poor diet, air conditioning and heating, inflammatory skin disease (rosacea), inflammatory eyelid disease (blepharitis) or simply growing older.
The latest advice from global dry eye experts recommends Omega 3 dietary supplementation.
Essential fatty acids, especially Omega 3, have been shown to improve dry eye symptoms due to their anti-inflammatory capabilities.
Reduce inflammation in dry eyes. Help rebuild damaged cells on the surface of the eye. Strong anti-inflammatory to help soothe dry eyes. Reduce ocular inflammation and increase tear film.
Eye Nutrients Dry Eye Omega contains three Omega 3 essential fatty acids such as EPA (help reduce inflammation in dry eyes), DHA (helps rebuild damaged cells on the surface of the eye), DPA (a very strong anti-inflammatory to help soothe dry eyes). It also contains Omega 7 essential fatty acids that will help to retain moisture in the membrane of the eye and vitamin D3 that helps reduce ocular inflammation and increase tear film.
Natural solutions to reduce dry eyes
Meibomian Gland Disease (MGD) is possibly the most frequent cause of Dry Eye Disease. Omega 3 fatty acids contain powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidants and studies have shown the benefits of Omega 3 n improving the symptoms of dry eye, mainly by increasing tear stability. Dietary supplementaton with essential fatty acids provides an additional strategy for relieving the inflammation and symptoms that dry eye disease presents.