Ovuvite Lutein Forte(30) Eye Vitamins Help replenish the essential nutrients your eyes can lose as you age. Maintain your eye health with Ocuvite Lutein forte. What are the benefits of using Ovuvite Lutein Forte Eye Vitamins? Ocuvite Lutein Forte can help you to supplement your diet appropriately with vitamins, minerals and carotenoids so that the specific needs of your body including your eyes will be covered to the utmost. The Ocuvite Lutein Forte formulation contributes especially to the nutrition of the eye, as Lutein and Zeaxanthin are found naturally in the eye. High levels of these carotenoids are found in the macula, the part of the eye responsible for central vision. Ocuvite contains essential antioxidant vitamins for healthy eyes (vitamin C and E), minerals (zinc and selenium), and Lutein and Zeaxanthin.. Replenishes vital nutrients that can help protect your eye health as you age.* Ocuvite is the #1 brand of eye vitamins recommended among eye care professionals. Gluten free. Suitable for coeliacs. Low in sugars. Lactose free . Suitable for diabetics. Peanut oil free. What is the Macula? The Macula is the part of the eye that is responsible for central vision. What are Carotenoids? Lutein and Zeaxanthin are carotenoids. Cartotenoids are antioxidant vitamins. Carotenoids are the yellow/orange pigments found in fruits and vegetables, particularly in dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach. These carotenoids, antioxidant vitamins, as well as the minerals zinc and selenium (as compounds of important antioxidantenzymes), are necessary for the functioning of the bodys protection system against oxidative damage that occurs during the natural age cycle. What is Lutein? Ocuvite Lutein forte contains Lutein. Lutein supports macular health by helping filter harmful blue light. The macula is critical to your vision. Lutein helps keep the macula of the eye healthy. Unfortunately, as we age, lutein is depleted and must be constantly replaced. What is AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration)? AMD is a medical condition which usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the macula) because of damage to the retina. Age Related Macular Degeneration is the most common form of registered blindness in the western world – it is thought to affect one in ten people over 55. Taking vitamin supplements such as Ocuvite Lutein Forte is currently the only prevention therapy for dry AMD How to take Ocuvite Lutein Forte Take one to two tablets per day during the meal. The recommended daily dose should not be exceeded. Ocuvite® Lutein forte is suitable for nutritional supplementation in adults only. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet or a healthy lifestyle. Keep out of the reach of children. Store in a cool and dry place. Contents: 30 Tablets Ingredients: Bulking agent cellulose; vitamin C; gelatin; palm oil; bulking agent hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose; selenium yeast;vitamin E; extract from Tagetes erecta containing lutein and zeaxanthin; colours titanium dioxide, orange yellow S, ponceau4R, iron oxides and hydroxides; zinc oxide; starch; anti caking agents silicon dioxide and magnesium salts of fatty acids; sugar;glazing agents talc, hydroxypropyl cellulose, fatty acids and glycerol. How can I keep my eyes Healthy? Read Bausch & Lombs Eye Health Article here.