Issue 33


Research on the efficacy of nutritional supplements for the treatment of dry eye is beginning to catch up with the interest and anecdotal evidence from clinicians. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Laura Downie provides an overview of what you need to know; Nadine Furtado revisits a 2010 article focusing on essential fatty acids for dry eye and Sruthi Srinivasan presents the results of a study evaluating the combined use of ocular lubricants, lid hygiene and ocular neutraceuticals for dry eye signs and symptoms. No time to read the full articles? Download our research brief summarizing the evidence to date.