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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Arch Ophthalmol -- Abstract: Topical Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids for Treatment of Dry Eye, February 2008, Rashid et al. 126 (2): 219

Arch Ophthalmol -- Abstract: Topical Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids for Treatment of Dry Eye, February 2008, Rashid et al. 126 (2): 219:

According to this study:

Treatment with alpha-linolenic acid significantly decreased corneal fluorescein staining compared with both vehicle and untreated controls. Topical application of alpha-linolenic acid omega-3 fatty acid may be a novel therapy to treat the clinical signs and inflammatory changes accompanying dry
eye syndrome.

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