Eating a diet rich in Omega-3s, vitamins, lutein, and zeaxanthin is very important to maintaining the health of your eyes. It is a challenge to meet the minimum requirements of these important nutrients even for the healthiest of eaters. Dr. Baharozian strongly recommends taking nutritional supplements.
Nordic Naturals is the brand of supplements Dr. Baharozian has carefully vetted. Nordic Naturals pledges “to produce the purest essential nutrients, made with manufacturing technologies and business practices that are sustainable well into the future”. It is a family-owned company with no shareholders to answer to. Their products are backed by clinical research, have proven purity, and taste better than other brands.
Benefits to your eyes (plus many other benefits for your entire body):
- Supports brain and visual function including dry eye and macular health
- Clinically shown to support a healthy heart
- Optimizes immune function
- Supports neurological health
- Supports tear production
- Protects eyes from oxidative stress & damage (decrease age related eye damage)
ProOmega 2000 which is pure fish oil sourced from anchovies and sardines
Concentrated fish oil- 2000 mg EPA & DHA Omega-3s per 2 soft gels
ProOmega is the same as above except less concentrated Omega-3s per soft gel (550mg)
ProOmega Liquid is the same as ProOmega in liquid form
ProOmega Jr is the same as ProOmega at 640mg per 2 soft gels. Easy to chew or swallow. Strawberry flavored.
ProDHA Eye is concentrated fish oil plus lutein & zeaxanthin
AlgaeOmega is 100% vegetarian formula provides significant amounts of both EPA and DHA. Made from microalgae, nature’s original source of marine omega-3
Who should take these supplements:
- All contact lens wearers
- People with dry eye
- Post-cataract surgery patients
- Anyone interested in maintaining excellent general health