Products for Eye Health
There are many supplements and products for eye health to help you detect and prevent eye diseases or slow their progression.
Low vision products help people suffering vision impairment to lead more independent lives.
Nutritional Vision Supplements
Ocular nutrition products can be divided into those created specifically to deal with Macular Degeneration and general formulations.
Macular Degeneration Formulas
The most effective Eye Health Antioxidants and their doses are:
You’ll notice that lutein and zeaxanthin are missing from this list.
When the study ran, these carotenoids were not available in supplement form, so they could not be tested.
Quoting from the National Eye Institute web site:
ICaps AREDS Formula Dietary Supplement was developed to help people who already have macular degeneration, based on research findings from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS).
ICaps Lutein & Zeaxanthin Formula has added lutein and zeaxanthin to help protect your eyes from blue light radiation.
Bausch & Lomb OcuPower ® Products
Bausch and Lomb Ocuvite Vitamin & Mineral Supplement for Eyes with Lutein was the original product tested in the AREDS study to determine the key antioxidants that are best for slowing progression of macular degeneration.
Other Ocuvite® products include:
VisiVite iDefense Gold Macular Degeneration Eye Vitamin Formula products for eye health have also been designed for people suffering from macular degeneration.
There are four VisiVite® products:
VSI also makes Zeavision® in 3 mg and 10 mg capsules.
Zeavision is a EyePromise Zeaxanthin supplement.
Nutraceutical Sciences Institute's OcuPower® was tested in the Lutein Antioxidant Supplementation Trial conducted by the Veteran's Administration in the U.S.
It was found to be very successful for treatment of macular degeneration.
It has added lutein and zeaxanthin.
It is also a multivitamin, so you don't need to take another Eye Supplements to get your B and D vitamins and the other minerals you need for good health.
OcuPower® products for eye health are sold exclusively at Vitacost.com You can also purchase OcuPower® 3 Paks and OcuPower® 6 Paks to save you money.
General Eye care Formulations
General products for Healthy Eyes are ones created to boost your overall eye health.
Many pharmacies and drug stores carry these now, and you'll find some in health food stores as well.
Testing for Glaucoma The Proview® Eye Pressure Monitor Kit by Bausch & Lomb may help you detect the early signs of glaucoma.
Be sure to speak to your eye doctor about whether this monitor is right for you.
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