Viteyes® AREDS 2 comes in a 180 capsule (3 month supply) bottle. Viteyes aims to create high levels of nutrient purity and potency, and so therefore manufactures their formulation using only the highest quality ingredients.
The Viteyes® AREDS 2 Formula is based on the findings of the AREDS 2 study. This formula is found in 2 easy-to-swallow capsules daily.
About AREDS 2:*
The AREDS 2 study was completed in 2013, It was a 5-year nationwide following the AREDS I study completed in 2001, both studies sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI). In both studies, a specific combination of nutrients was found to help slow down the progression of AMD, with the AREDS 2 study resulting in a recommended revision of the original AREDS I formula.
AREDS 2 formulations contains the following:
Serving Size: 2 capsules
Serving Size Per Container: 90 Days
Ingredients per 2 Capsules:
- Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 500mg / %DV 833%
- Vitamin E (as dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate) 400 IU / %DV 1333%
- Zinc (as Zinc Oxide) 25mg / %DV 167%
- Copper (as Cupric Acid) 2 mg / %DV 100%
- Lutein (from Marigold Flowers) 10mg / %DV *
- Zeaxanthin 2mg / %DV *
*Daily value (DV) not established
Other ingredients: Gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, cellulose, talc, magnesium stearate, silica and calcium silicate. Contains Fish (cod, pollock, haddock, hake, cusk, redfish, sole & flounder).
The result of the AREDS 2 study was to add lutein and zeaxantin to the formula, while removing the betacarotene.
*AREDS2 Research Group. "Lutein/Zeaxanthin and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA, published online May 5, 2013.