Omega 3 aids CL comfort

Ocular comfort can be significantly improved through ingestion of Omega 3 fatty acids the American Academy of Optometry heard last week.

The research from the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney, Australia, on its results of Omega 3 supplementation was selected as one of the nine most newsworthy papers to be presented to the AAO, which took place in Phoenix Arizona from October 24-27.

'We found an improvement in ocular clinical signs and ocular comfort and reduction in ocular dryness after oral consumption of Omega 3 supplements with or without contact lenses,' said Dr Percy Lazon, lead researcher. The research concluded that supplementation significantly improved ocular comfort.

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