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Eyelid Margin Cleaning

Eyelid Margin Cleaning There is a wealth of research that supports the positive effect of keeping the eyelid margins clean. The best way to keep this very important area clean and free of debris is through lid margin debridement. The various techniques used to clean...

Fishing For The Facts

Fishing For The Facts How to choose the right Omega 3 fish oil supplement   Fish Oil supplements are also known as “Omega 3 Fatty Acids (OFA’s)”.  They have been shown to have many health benefits such as lowering high blood pressure, improving brain function, nerve...

Tear Osmolarity Explained

Tear Osmolarity Explained How the "Saltiness" of Your Tears Tells a Story   Tear osmolarity is the saltiness of your tears. As the moisture in the tears dries up, the salt remains behind, making the tears more concentrated. The first published report of a correlation...

Omega 3 & Dry Eye Disease

Omega-3 fatty acids in our diet can significantly improve dry eye symptoms and signs. Research now shows that Omega 3 fatty acids in our diet can help bring relief to dry eye sufferers. Dry eye symptoms typically occur when there is an imbalance in the tear layer on...