Is there an eye Vitamin without zinc?

AREDS 2 Plus Zinc-Free is formulated: To support vision for people concerned with age-related eye health. With ingredients outlined in the National Eye Institute AREDS 2 study – plus additional nutrients proven to support aging eye health. As a zinc-free option for those that want to avoid added zinc in their diet.

Does AREDS 2 contain zinc?

The original AREDS formula included 80 mg of zinc oxide which benefited some participants but others experienced some side effects. The AREDS 2 formula reduced the amount of zinc to 40 mg.

Does PreserVision have zinc?

Among the nutrients contained in PreserVision are some, like zinc and vitamin C, that can’t be stored by our bodies. Instead, your body excretes what it doesn’t absorb. Because of this, you need a fresh supply of these vitamins every day.

Is taking too much lutein bad?

There are no known toxic side effects of taking too much lutein or zeaxanthin. In some cases, people who eat large amounts of carrots or yellow and green citrus fruits can develop a harmless yellowing of the skin called carotenemia.

Is zinc good or bad for macular degeneration?

Zinc supplementation is reported to slow down the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but there is no general consensus on the beneficiary effect on zinc in AMD. As zinc can stimulate autophagy that is declined in AMD, it is rational to assume that it can slow down its progression.

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.

Are Eye vitamins worth taking?

“But for most people, they aren’t necessary for eye health,” says ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD. “You can get the vitamins you need through your diet. And there is little evidence connecting vitamin supplements with improved eye health.”