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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Eye health

Bilberry Eye Support Advanced

$21.99

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Blackmores Bilberry Eye Support Advanced is a new and improved formula with antioxidants to reduce free radical damage, and support healthy blood circulation.

Vaccinium myrtillus(bilberry):dry fruit extract 80 mg, equiv. to fresh fruit 8 g (8000 mg)

(standardised to contain anthocyanosides 29 mg)

Vitis vinifera(grape) :dry seed extract 150 mg, equiv. to dry seed 18 g (18000 mg)

(standardised to contain procyanidins 142.5 mg)

Dosage

Adults
  • Eye health support: 1 tablet per day with meals, or as professionally prescribed
  • To help relieve eye strain: 2 tablets per day with meals  or as professionally prescribed
Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed
  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist talk to your health professional
  • Contains benzoates, soya bean, sulfites
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health professional before use
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
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.

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700 microgram retinol equivalents for women and 900 microgram retinol equivalents for men. When taken in excess of 3000 microgram 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 health professional
21 July 2011

Stye

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

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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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