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Viteyes Classic AREDS 2 Capsules

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Viteyes® Classic AREDS 2 Capsules is based on the clinically effective formula tested by the National Eye Institute ("NEI") in its 2013 AREDS2 study. This formula is found in 2 easy-to-swallow capsules, taken just once daily!

About AREDS 2:
Completed in 2013, AREDS2 was a 5-year nationwide study sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The AREDS2 study was a follow up on the original AREDS study. AREDS2 resulted in the NEI's recommendation to revise the original AREDS formula to help further slow the progression of vision loss from AMD.* Viteyes® Classic AREDS 2 is based on these findings and contains the following formula in 2 capsules, once daily:

Vitamin C - 500 mg
Vitamin E - 400 IU
Zinc - 25 mg - Lower Zinc!
Copper - 1.2 mg - Lower Copper!
Lutein - 10 mg
Zeaxanthin - 2 mg

What was the reason for the AREDS 2 study?
AREDS 2 analyzed the original AREDS formula from NEI's 2001 recommendation with and without beta-carotene. This was due to the concern of an increased risk of lung cancer for smokers and former smokers taking high doses of beta-carotene. The AREDS 2 study also researched adding lutein and zeaxanthin.

What were the results of the AREDS 2 study?
Omit the high dose of Beta-Carotene, Add Lutein & Zeaxanthin: AREDS 2 participants who took lutein and zeaxanthin and no beta-carotene reduced their risk of developing advanced stages of AMD by 18% compared to those in AREDS 2 who took the original AREDS supplement with beta-carotene. As a result, the NEI's AREDS 2 suggests modifying the AREDS formula by omitting beta-carotene and adding lutein and zeaxanthin.

Zinc Levels: “In the original AREDS study, the dose for zinc was set high (80 mg) because a previous small trial had found that high-dose zinc was beneficial for AMD. However, some nutritionists were concerned the dose was too high.”* The AREDS 2 study tested zinc at 80 mg and 25 mg. The results showed that when lowering zinc there was “no statistically significant effect on progression to advanced AMD.”**

*NEI website 2013. AREDS 2 Media Q&A http://www.nei.nih.gov/areds2/MediaQandA.asp
**AREDS2 Research Group. "Lutein/Zeaxanthin and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA, published online May 5, 2013.

Viteyes® Classic AREDS 2 Capsules comes in a 180 capsule (3 month supply) bottle. To ensure and maintain the maximum level of purity and potency, Viteyes® is formulated using only the highest quality ingredients.

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Recommended Use: Two capsules, once daily with a meal.


Viteyes® Classic AREDS 2 Capsules
Supplemental Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 90 
Per Capsule
Per Day (2 capsules)
    Amount %DV   Amount %DV

Vitamin C
(as Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin E
(as dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate)

Zinc (as Zinc Oxide)

Copper (as Cupric Oxide)


250 mg


200 IU


12.5 mg

0.6 mg








500 mg


400 IU


25 mg

1.2 mg








Lutein (from marigold flower)



5 mg

1 mg




10 mg

2 mg



*Daily value (DV) not established            
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