Eye health

12 April 2011

What you need to know about lutein and zeaxanthin

What you need to know about lutein and zeaxanthin

A diet rich in lutein and zeaxanthin may be essential to healthy ageing. Naturopath Kate Ferguson reveals why.

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01 April 2010

Eyestrain: ways to ease your eyes

Eyestrain ways to ease your eyes

These days we spend more time on computers and phones, and in front of the television, than ever before, and this can cause our eyes a world of discomfort. If you feel the effects of eyestrain all too often, you may find some relief from these lifestyle suggestions.

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Eye health

Bilberry Eye Support

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Blackmores Bilberry Eye Support is formulated to support eye health.

Vaccinium myrtillus(bilberry):extract equiv. to fresh fruit 5 g (5000 mg)

(standardised to contain anthocyanosides 16.2 mg)

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet 2 to 3 times a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.   

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.

  • Always read the label. Use only as directed
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Contains lactose
Eye health

Vitamin A 5000

$17.49

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Blackmores Vitamin A 5000 is a source of vitamin A, which is important for day and night vision. Vitamin A is also essential for healthy skin and the maintenance of healthy mucous membranes. 

Retinyl palmitate(vitamin A 5000 IU):(1.5 mg retinol equivalents) 2.75 mg

Vitamin A is a fat-souble antioxidant required for a large number of biological processes. Vitamin A is found in red meat, eggs and dairy products.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 capsule a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed. 

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.

  • The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700 µg retinol equivalents for women and 900 µg retinol equivalents for men. When taken in excess of 3000 µg retinol equivalents vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare professional 
  •  Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
01 April 2010

Conjunctivitis

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Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the delicate membrane that covers the white of the eye and lines the eyelids (the medical term for this membrane is the conjunctiva or the conjunctival membrane).

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21 July 2011

Stye

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A stye (or hordeolum) occurs when an eyelash follicle becomes infected.

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