Eye health

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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05 July 2010

Vision problems

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Near-sightedness, far-sightedness and astigmatism are examples of vision disorders known as refraction disorders.

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28 April 2010

Eye strain

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Sore, tired eyes, which tend to occur after focussing on objects at the same distance for a long time.

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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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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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Eye health

Lutein Defence™

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Blackmores Lutein Defence™ is an antioxidant formula containing lutein and zeaxanthin that may help to defend against free radical damage in the macula.

Lutein:10 mg

Lutein is a carotenoid nutrient that belongs to xanthophylls family. Xanthophylls are a group of plant pigments responsible for many of the bright coloured fruits and vegetables. Lutein is found in dark green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale.

Zeaxanthin:2 mg

Zeaxanthin is a carotenoid nutrient that belongs to xanthophylls family and is closely related to lutein. Xanthophylls are a group of plant pigments responsible for many of the bright coloured fruits and vegetables. Zeaxanthin is found in sweet corn, persimmons, orange capsicums and oranges.

Dosage

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

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.
Eye health

Lutein-Vision Advanced™

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Eye defence formula

Tagetes erecta(marigold):extract equivalent to dry flower 500mg

(standardised to contain lutein esters calculated as lutein 5 mg)

Selenomethionine(Selenium 50 µg):124 µg

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

Zeaxanthin:1 mg

Zeaxanthin is a carotenoid nutrient that belongs to xanthophylls family and is closely related to lutein. Xanthophylls are a group of plant pigments responsible for many of the bright coloured fruits and vegetables. Zeaxanthin is found in sweet corn, persimmons, orange capsicums and oranges.

Concentrated omega-3 triglycerides-fish oil:850 mg containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 528 mg

Containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 528 mg as: Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)352 mg Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)176 mg

Dosage

Adults – take 2 capsules a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.

Children - under 12 years only as professionally prescribed.
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 µg for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your healthcare professional before use