Essential fatty acids in the treatment of dry eye syndrome: A myth or reality?

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Al Mahmood, Ammar M. ; Al-Swailem, Samar A. (2014)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, volume 28, issue 3, pages 195-197 (issn: 1319-4534)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.sjopt.2014.06.004, pmc: PMC4181435
  • Subject: Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease | Ophthalmology
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures

Dry eye is a common condition that can severely impair the quality of life. Systemic and topical omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids have been used as treatment for patients with dry eye disease and showed promising results. Further multicenter randomized contro... View more
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