High concentration of DHA is found in the retina of the eye. Health claims have been discussed; DED, AMD and glaucoma.
Omega-3 versus dry eyes
Omega-3 fatty acids are effective in treating nonspecific typical DED, particularly as a short-term treatment, with relatively few adverse events. Therefore, in real-world clinical practice, supplements are worth being suggested to patients with nonspecific typical DED who are not concurrently using other topical or systematic eye medications. More..
Omega-3 and macular degeneration
This is a subset of information that was developed by the National Eye Institute to help patients and their families search for general information about age-related macular degeneration. More...
omega-3 versus oxidative damage
This review focuses on the role of the polyunsaturated fatty acids in the human eye, particularly in such pathologies as dry eye, glaucoma, and macular degeneration, in which dietary PUFA supplementation can be a valid therapeutic aid. See review by Sergio Claudio Saccà et al. Nutrients 2010