Omega 3s are NOT ENOUGH for Dry Eye

The research on Omega 3 fatty acids alone for the treatment of dry eye is a mixed bag, with some studies showing benefit, while others show none. We’re not surprised. Omega 3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory benefits, but only address the lacrimal gland function. And even expensive and potent chemotherapeutic agents such as the prescription […]

Dry Eye Supplement Sales Exceed Expectations

Quench TG-1000, is the company’s fastest selling new supplement for eye health. Manufactured by Vitamin Science, one of the country’s leading suppliers of natural ingredients for eye health, VisiVite Quench TG-1000 has been embraced by patients and doctors for its tolerability and effectiveness in relieving dry eye symptoms. Quench TG-1000 is based upon Dr. Paul […]

VisiVite’s Dry Eye Relief praised during ASCRS meeting

VisiVite’s Dry Eye Relief TG-1000 is one of only four dry eye vitamins that are made using the preferred triglyceride form of omega 3 fatty acids, reported Dr. Eric Donnenfeld, in a presentation at the annual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Specialists meeting in San Diego. Dr. Donnenfeld noted that study results showed that […]

Dry eye disease patients have high pain sensitivity

A new study published in JAMA Opthlamology reveals a link between pain sensitivity and pain tolerance and symptoms of dry eye disease. The study was conducted at the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. A cross-sectional study was conducted with 1,622 female twin participants ranging in age between 20 and 83 years. Researchers examined whether […]

“If I’ve got dry eyes, why am I tearing all the time?”

If you’ve got Dry Eye Syndrome, your tear glands can’t keep up with the rapid evaporation. This is especially common in women over the age of 30.

Quiz: What do Dry Eye and Natural Killers have in common?

A new study sheds light on the early cellular cause of dry eye disease, which is due to inflammation caused by Natural Killer cells.

Exotic fruit offers relief to those suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome

Scientists are encouraged by results of clinical trials using eye drops made from tamarind fruit to relieve Dry Eye syndrome.