What is PreserVision used for?

PreserVision AREDS2 contains the exact nutrient formula recommended by NEI researchers to help reduce the risk of progression in people with moderate-to-advanced age-related macular degeneration. Our collaboration with the National Eye Institute spanned two clinical trials for age-related macular degeneration.

Who should not take PreserVision?

Who should not take PRESERVISION AREDS?

  • a high amount of oxalic acid in urine.
  • iron metabolism disorder causing increased iron storage.
  • sickle cell anemia.
  • anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies.
  • excessive amount of vitamin A in the body.
  • liver problems.

What is the best eye supplement for macular degeneration?

Taking the following nutritional supplements every day may help these people lower their risk of getting late-stage or wet AMD:

  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 500 mg.
  • Vitamin E 400 international units (IU)
  • Lutein 10 mg.
  • Zeaxanthin 2 mg.
  • Zinc (as zinc oxide) 80 mg.
  • Copper (as cupric oxide) 2 mg.

Is PreserVision over-the-counter?

Preservision Areds is an over-the-counter eye vitamin & mineral supplement used to help reduce the risk of progression in patients with moderate to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Do doctors recommend PreserVision?

Many eye doctors now recommend the use of this combination in people with early macular degeneration.

What are AREDS 2?

AREDS 2 are dietary supplements that can help stop intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from turning into late AMD. Learn more about AREDS 2.

Does AREDS 2 contain vitamin E?

Like many of the AREDS 2 ingredients, vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that is important for good vision.

Who is eligible for the AREDS2 trial?

AREDS2 enrolled 4,203 participants, ages 50-85. Because the original AREDS trial established that the formulation does not benefit people with no AMD or early AMD, the AREDS2 trial was limited to people with intermediate AMD in both eyes, or intermediate AMD in one eye and advanced AMD in the other eye.

What is the formula for AREDS?

AREDS formula* AREDS2 fomula Vitamin C 500 mg 500 mg Vitamin E 400 IU 400 IU Beta-carotene 15 mg Copper (cupric oxide) ** 2 mg 2 mg Lutein 10 mg Zeaxanthin