This product is permanently out of stock. VisiVite Original AREDS Formula is an alternative.
Bausch and Lomb supplied the National Eye Institute with raw materials for the AREDS research, which was completed in 2001, and showed benefit to treatment of dry macular degeneration with high quantities of specific vitamins and minerals.
Preservision duplicates the ingredients found to be successful in the AREDS research.
The ingredients include Synthetic rather than Natural Vitamin E.
This formula should not be used by current smokers or people who have habitually smoked within the past 20 years, due to the presence of high levels of beta-carotene.
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AREDS (Age-Related Eye Disease Study) formula
Easy to swallow
AREDS research from 2001
Uses Synthetic Vitamin E
Some people may be bothered by taste of tablets
Requires a total of 4 tablets per day
No Omega-3 fatty acids
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene): 28,640 IU
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): 452 mg
Vitamin E (DL-alpha tocopheryl acetate): 400 IU
Zinc (zinc acetate): 69.6 mg
Copper: 1.6 mg
Other Ingredients: Lactose Monohydrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Crospovidone, Stearic acid, Magnesium stearate, Silicon dioxide, Polysorbate 80, Triethyl Citrate, Titanium dioxide, Yellow #6, Yellow 6 Lake, Red #40, Red 40 Lake.
Recommended Adult Intake: 4 tablets daily, 2 with breakfast and 2 with dinner, or as directed by your physician.