Archive for Tag: Omega 3

Clogged oil glands

Within the past 6 months, I have had several  patients come into my office complaining of stinging and burning eyes.  They also had concerns regarding intermittent blurred eyesight for about 10 minutes, similar to an oil film over their vision.  In severe cases, these patients have developed recurring styes. So what’s going on?  Most of...

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Omega-3 Facts. Choose wisely!!

Many patients are confused about omega-3 supplements…and I don’t blame them.  Should you take omega-3 or omega 3-6-9?  What amount of DHA/EPA is ideal?  What are the best sources of omega-3? Optometrists will often counsel about omega-3 supplements because clinical research supports the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA...

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