Omega-3s' Therapeutic Impact on Eye Care

Lahr, John W.
May 2015
Townsend Letter;May2015, Issue 382, p42
The article looks at the therapeutic impact of omega-3 fatty acids on eye care. Topics mentioned include an overview of adverse health conditions associated with essential fatty acid deficiency such as dry skin, hypertension, and elevated triglycerides, high concentration of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in ocular tissues, and the role of DHA and EPA on eye and vision systems.


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