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Proper Nutrition and Dry Eyes

Michael Lange OD, CNS 2/27/13

Nutrition for dry eyes is an area gaining a strong foothold in eye care centers around the globe.

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Dry eye problems are one of the most common problems that optometrists and ophthalmologists are confronted with on a daily basis. Patients come into the office with eyes that feel sandy, gritty, burn, tear, itch and sometimes are quite painful. Traditionally in the past eye doctors would prescribe topical and oral medications along with artificial tears for this condition. Many eye care providers are now taking a more natural approach. Dry eyes can be improved through proper nutrition. The vast majority of dry eye patients will notice a significant improvement in dry eye symptoms once the correct dietary and lifestyle modifications are implemented. Dry eye is a nutritionally responsive condition and this article will discuss how proper diet and supplementation may improve subjective and objective signs and symptoms of dry eyes. Continue reading

Natural Treatment for Dry Eyes

Dr. Michael Lange on natural treatment for dry eyes and discussion of the metabolic pathways of omega-6 and omega-3 in regards to dry eye and health

There are some great nutritional approaches that may improve the treatment of dry eye syndrome, however most eye care providers, MDs, DOs and ODs are under utilizing this complimentary nutritional support for dry eyes. Continue reading

The Latest Dry Eye Syndrome Vitamin by Fortifeye Vitamins

New relief in dry eyes and tired eyes – Fortifeye Dry Eye Extreme for natural dry eye relief

Dr. Lange at the Norway fish oil factory, tweaking his formula.

Dr. Lange at the Norway fish oil factory, tweaking his formula.

Michael  Lange O.D. C.N.S. reviews new dry eye/ tired eye management with proper supplementation from Fortifeye Vitamins. Fortifeye Dry Eye Extreme (not yet available) is a new dry eye therapy that is doctor formulated and has been carefully designed to utilize the benefits of combining omega 3 fish oil, gamma linolenic acid (GLA) and astaxanthin. Continue reading