International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

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International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

Effect of omega 3 fatty acids on the visual acuity of school-going children
Author(s)
Dr. Sanjay Verma and Dr. Nupur Suman
Abstract
This is a one-year program with follow-up assessment performed on 1040 school-going students from Grade 1 to grade 10th. Out of 1040 students, 100 students were taken as controls, and 940 students included in the study consisted of 320 female students and 620 male students in the age group of five years to 16 years. All 1040 students had visual acuity ranging from 6/9 to 6/12p. The students taken as controls were not given omega-3 fatty acid preparations while rest 940 students were given Omega-three fatty acid preparations in the dose of 250 to 500 milligram per day for three months. In Group 2 students, the visual acuity improved to 6/9 in 60% students and to 6/12 in 47% of students.
Pages: 49-51 | Views: 60 | Downloads: 38
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sanjay Verma, Dr. Nupur Suman. Effect of omega 3 fatty acids on the visual acuity of school-going children. Int J Paediatrics Geriatrics 2019;2(1):49-51.
International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics