Our Eye Health formulation is based on the AREDS 2 formula, with the inclusion of Beta-Carotene along with Lutein and Zeaxanthin.
Lutein and zeaxanthin both derived from the Marigold flower , and beta-carotene from Blakeslea trispora, belong to a family of nutrients known as carotenoids. Carotenoids are made by plants and are are found in various green leafy vegetables. In the body, beta-carotene is used to make vitamin A, which is required by the retina to detect light and convert it into electrical signals.
Beta-carotene itself is not found in the eye. In contrast, lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the retina and lens, where they may act as natural antioxidants and help absorb damaging, high-energy blue and ultraviolet light.