Eye Health Studies Page

Dry Eye Syndrome          (top)

Bhargava R, Kumar P (2015). Oral omega-3 fatty acid treatment for dry eye in contact lens wearers. Cornea. 34:413-20.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25719253

Chinnery HR, Naranjo Golborne C, Downie LE. (2017). Omega-3 supplementation is neuroprotective to corneal nerves in dry eye disease: a pilot study. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 37:473-81.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28295445

Deinema LA, Vingrys AJ, Wong CY, et al. (2017). A randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of two forms of omega-3 supplements for treating dry eye disease. Ophthalmology. 124:43-52.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27817918

Epitropoulos AT, Donnenfeld ED, Shah ZA, et al. (2016). Effect of oral re-esterified omega-3 nutritional supplementation on dry eyes. Cornea. 35:1185-91.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27442314

Malhotra C, Singh S, Chakma P, Jain AK (2015). Effect of oral omega-3 Fatty Acid supplementation on contrast sensitivity in patients with moderate meibomian gland dysfunction: a prospective placebo-controlled study. Cornea. 34:637-43. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25909236 

Oleñik A, Jiménez-Alfaro I, Alejandre-Alba N, Mahillo-Fernández I (2013). A randomized, double-masked study to evaluate the effect of omega-3 fatty acids supplementation in meibomian gland dysfunction. Clin Interv Aging. 8:1133-8.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24039409

Age-Related Macular Degeneration          (top)

Georgiou T, Prokopiou E. (2015). The new era of omega-3 fatty acids supplementation: therapeutic effects on dry age-related macular degeneration. J Stem Cells. 10:205-15. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27125064

Souied EH, Aslam T, Garcia-Layana A, et al. (2015). Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmic Res. 55:62-9. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26610051 

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