VisiVite® eye vitamins from Vitamin Science deliver naturally-derived, scientifically proven, pure ingredients for premium eye health.
Vitamin Science manufactures a large variety of eye vitamins for retinal and macular health, dry eye syndrome, and healthy eyesight.
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Vitamin Science Eye Formulas are based on proven research, including the National Eye Institute’s Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS), Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2), the Lutein Antioxidant Supplement Trial (LAST) and others. Flimsy research or mere opinions are not the method used in the creation of our supplements.
AREDS stands for Age-Related Eye Disease Study, completed in October 2001 by the National Eye Institute. Results from the AREDS showed that high levels of antioxidants and zinc significantly reduce the risk of medium to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and vision loss.
AREDS2 and LAST
AREDS2 stands for Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2. LAST stands for Lutein Antioxidant Supplementation Trial.
While AREDS was the first study demonstrating benefit against this retinal eye disease, it failed to demonstrate improvement in vision. AREDS2 (AREDS 2), the second major study performed by the U.S. National Eye Institute, showed that lutein and zeaxanthin were more effective and safer than beta-carotene, and that daily zinc levels of 25 mg and 80 mg were not significantly different in benefit.
Other studies, including the Lutein Antioxidant Supplement Trial, have demonstrated vision improvement. Work involving both Lutein and Zeaxanthin, molecules known as carotenoids, have shown not only vision improvement but also a healthier macular appearance and improvement in Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD).
Vitamin Science offers several eye vitamin formulas that are based on the newest AREDS 2 research, including Premium AREDS 2 Supplements and Basic AREDS 2 Supplements.
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