BATTLE DRY EYE FROM THE INSIDE OUT
Dry eye syndrome affects millions of people every year, and there is no shortage of treatments available. However, finding the right products to provide relief for your eyes can be difficult, and cumbersome practices like applying eyedrops every hour may not prove to be as effective as you’d like.
Fortunately, there’s more you can do for your dry eye than just use eye drops: there are natural supplements that can address the underlying causes of dry eye and prevent its itchy, irritating, uncomfortable symptoms from occurring. Here’s how certain supplements have the potential to improve the quality of life of those living with dry eye syndrome.
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to the body and are particularly involved in brain and eye function. They can promote proper drainage in the eye, reduce inflammation, and have several attributes that make them especially helpful for treating dry eye.
A study in the International Journal of Ophthalmology indicated that omega-3 fatty acids can help to treat dry eye syndrome. During this study, 65% of patients who received omega-3 supplements saw significant improvement in their dry eye symptoms.
Omega-7s are unsaturated fatty acids that are found in some fish and oils, such as olive oil, macadamia oil, and sea buckthorn oil. In fact, sea buckthorn oil is considered one of the greatest-concentrated natural sources of omega-7s. Like omega-3s, omega-7 fatty acids act as an anti-inflammatory, can help cells retain moisture, and have been shown to benefit dry eye. A study published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health found that omega-7 supplements significantly reduced the burning and redness of dry eye.
You’ve probably heard that not having enough vitamin D can cause fatigue, body pain, and a weakened immune system, but did you know that vitamin D deficiency is often linked to dry eye disease?
Vitamin D has a powerful effect on your body’s calcium and phosphorus absorption and the strength of your immune system; however, up to 41.6 percent of adults in the US are vitamin D deficient, with 69.2% of Hispanics and 82.1% of African-Americans suffering from vitamin D deficiency.
By reducing inflammation and improving the quality of tears, omega-3s, omega-7s, and vitamin D can address the main causes of dry eye. After careful research and testing, we developed our Tear Support Plus formula to feature these three key ingredients. By combining omega-3s, omega-7s, and vitamin D, we’ve created a powerful supplement for treating dry eye from within.
If you believe that Tear Support Plus may be a part of the solution for your dry eye syndrome, ask your eye doctor about starting a treatment regimen and attacking dry eye at its source.