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Omega 3 Vitamins for Dry Eyes in The Woodlands

Why are Omega 3 supplements beneficial to the health of the eye?

A healthy eye with a nice tear flow produces a normal amount of mucin, oil, and water in the tears. When these items are not be produced properly, it causes dry eyes. Patients will complain of redness, itchiness, and dryness. The goal of taking Omega 3 supplements or vitamins is to help increase the production of tears. There is also an anti-inflammatory effect.Omega 3 for Dry Eyes The Woodlands

How much Omega 3 do I need to take a day to be effective?

We recommend 2000mg of Omega 3 vitamins a day for full effectivneIt’s Its important to note that there are two typs of Omega 3 vitimans on the market – triglycerides and ester. Triglycerides are natural and effective, Ester, while a much cheaper option, are not very effective at all. You would need to take dozens of them a day to make any impact. It’s worth spending money on the real thing, the triglycerides.

We carry the PRN line of Omega 3. Not only are they helpful with combating dry eyes, they are great for the heart, skin, and hair.