Eye Health: Omega-3s Protect the Eyes
of Americans believe good vision is vital to overall health. Omega-3s can play a role.
The body’s highest concentration of DHA is found in the retina of the eye(1) and DHA is an important nutrient for the cells of the eye that control the ability to see under different lighting conditions.(2)
The American Optometric Association states that research has shown EPA and DHA are important for proper visual development and retinal function.(3)
In addition to the research supporting visual development in infants, omega-3s also impact outcomes in adults.