Blackmores Macu-Vision

Macu-Vision®

Antioxidant formula to help preserve macular eye health

Overview

Blackmores Macu-Vision® is a source of antioxidant nutrients. It helps defend against free radical damage in the macular region of the retina and the lens of the eye.

Why use

  • Formula based on AREDS research*
  • Contains naturally sourced vitamin E which is better absorbed and retained than synthetic forms of vitamin E
  • Macu-Vision® is a proud supporter of the MD Foundation
* Betacarotene has been removed and synthetic vitamin E has been replaced with natural vitamin E.

The Blackmores difference

Based on the AREDS research. For the maintenance of eye health.

Active ingredients per tablet

Vitamin C

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Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Zinc

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Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Copper

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Copper is a mineral involved in a number of functions in the body including haemoglobin production and the utilisation of glucose and iron. Food sources of copper include oysters, other shellfish and legumes.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet daily with main meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children – Not recommended for children under 18 years of age.

Contraindications and cautions

  • Contains zinc, which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period of time (usually doses of 50 mg or more daily, taken for 10 weeks or longer)
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Not recommended for children under 18
  • May occasionally cause gastric irritation if taken without food

Medicine interactions

This product may interfere with certain other medications you may be taking. Click here to learn more.

Physical description

Capsule-shaped pale yellow film-coated tablet.

 

 

Always read the label. Use only as directed.