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By absorbing blue light, carotenoids protect delicate photoreceptor cells in the retina’s macula from light damage. The density of your macular pigment (composed of lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin) is essential to proper vision.8-9 These carotenoids act as antioxidants and protect the macula from damage by photo-initiated oxidative stress.10-12 Unfortunately, this density declines naturally over time. Some aging people also lose their ability to convert lutein into meso-zeaxanthin inside their macula.
Eating lots of lutein- and zeaxanthin-containing vegetables can help maintain the structural integrity of the macula.13-14 However, since meso-zeaxanthin is not part of the typical diet, it cannot be replaced except in supplement form.
This Super Zeaxanthin formula provides clinically proven doses of all three carotenoids to help protect your precious eyesight. It also includes C3G (Cyanidin-3-gluco-side), a cutting-edge berry flavonoid compound that helps to stimulate regeneration of rhodopsin. Rhodopsin is a compound in the eyes that absorbs light in the retina. As rhodopsin dramatically declines over time, it leads to a progressive loss of night vision. By helping to maintain rhodopsin, C3G helps to support night vision.
Serving Size 1 softgel
Servings Per Container 60
OptiLut®, LuteinPlus® and MZ® [Marigold (Tagetes erecta) extract (flower) (free lutein equivalent 10 mg)]
Zeaxanthin & Meso-zeaxanthin blend [Paprika (Capsicum annuum) extract (fruit), OptiLut®, LuteinPlus® and MZ® Marigold (Tagetes erecta) extract (flower)]
C3G (Cyanidin-3-glucoside) [from European black currant (Ribes nigrum) extract (fruit)]
Other ingredients: olive oil, gelatin, glycerin, beeswax, purified water, sunflower lecithin, safflower oil, potato maltodextrin, annatto color.
OptiLut® is a registered trademark of NutriScience Innovations, LLC LuteinPlus® and MZ® are registered trademarks of Nutriproducts Ltd., 7 Marfleet, CB22 5LA, UK, licensed under US Patents 6,218,436 & 6,329,432.
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Helped parent with failing vision
When I learned my mother was experiencing failing eye sight, I sent her a bottle of this stuff to try out, since it helped my own eye sight a little bit.Read complete review
When I learned my mother was experiencing failing eye sight, I sent her a bottle of this stuff to try out, since it helped my own eye sight a little bit.I was totally not expecting it, but my mother had called me back after a 2 month follow up with her optomitrist, and he was startled that her vision had improved so dramatically! The doctor told her based on the results of her latest vision tests that he doesn't need to see her for another year. That is amazing news to me, as she was told that she might need corrective *surgery*.While the product may not work for everyone, it certainly worked for her and for myself (me to a lesser degree, but I am in my late 30s and don't have vision issues - I was trying it to see if night vision improved), so I would highly recommend giving it a shot to those with macular degeneration.
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I won't buy this again.
I bought this product to improve my night vision. After taking the product for four months, I couldn't notice any improvement. While the product may work for other users, it didn't work for...Read complete review
I bought this product to improve my night vision. After taking the product for four months, I couldn't notice any improvement. While the product may work for other users, it didn't work for me.
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Surprised and pleased with results.
By Willie Woonsocket
from Conyers, GA
About Me First Time User, Health Conscious
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Comments about Life Extension Super Zeaxanthin with Lutein, Meso-Zeaxanthin and C3G, 60 softgels:
I have been using this product for about three years to control development of enlarged blood vessels in my eyes. Not only have they reduced in size, but my eyesight has improved to the point that I no longer have to be about 10-12" from a computer screen to read. Now I am comfortably reading at about 30" from the screen and will have to change to a lesser perscription in my glasses.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Good for dry eyes
About Me First Time User
I spend a lot of time in front of a computer all day and tend to get tired dry eyes most of the time. I have used eye drops to help ease the problem but that doesn't really fix it. It just gives it a temporary relief, it's also not good for constant use. This supplements work really well and I have been only taking it for a couple of weeks. It relieved about 80% of dry and burning eye feeling.
My vision is good
from Joplin, MO
About Me Health Conscious
My ophthalmologist says my eyes are healthy and this supplement has ingredients that help.It is a small capsule that is easy to take, and only one day is required with a meal.
from Largo, Florida
Recent eye test showed my eye health is great. Will keep taking this as eye problems are in my DNA.
from St. Louis
It has been helpful for my dry eyes.
By Marie the Nurse and Athelete
from Dana Point, CA
About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional
My Husband has noticed his night vision improved and also is able to read and see smaller print better. I noticed my eyes seem stronger and healthier.
This if a great product
from RICE, MINNESOTA
Take this product once a day and it works great!
from San Diego, CA.
I took this product for about a year and then stopped for five months. Can't read as well and have to use my glasses most of my reading time now. When I was taking the pill, this was not the case. I was stunned on occasion when I read some very small print without my glasses. Wished I had never stopped taking it, however, it is never too late to resume. For me, this product works........
By Liz the healthnut
from Portland OR
I use this for aging eyes and night driving. Blue and green eyed folks are more sensitive to light. This supplement doesn't solve the problem but eye level near the horizon glare has improved as well as glare during night driving.
this product i will buy again
from glastonbury CT
About Me First Time User, Health Conscious, Senior citizen
one in AM...one in PMworks