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MacularProtect® AREDS2

Protection for Macular Health
Based on AREDS, AREDS 2 and other Advanced Research
Beta-Carotene Free

Doctor Recommended

MacularProtect® AREDS2

Protection for Macular Health
Based on AREDS, AREDS 2 and other Advanced Research
Beta-Carotene Free

MacularProtect delivers the nutrients at levels found to help preserve eyesight in the AREDS and AREDS2 clinical trials, including 10 mg of lutein and 2 mg of zeaxanthin. It also includes important B vitamins linked to macular health in research.

30 day supply: 60 capsules

PRICE: $23.95

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Highlights

Highlights

MacularProtect® AREDS2 Highlights:

  • Scientific nutritional formulation for individuals concerned about preserving eyesight and macular health.
  • Beta-carotene-free, reflecting the latest scientific findings. Appropriate for both non-smokers and smokers.
  • Contains vitamins C and E, zinc, copper, lutein and zeaxanthin at levels found to support eye health in the AREDS and AREDS2 clinical trials.
  • Contains 10 mg of FloraGLO® lutein and 1 mg of zeaxanthin, consistent with the latest scientific findings.

  • Provides B vitamins for added macular health support.
  • Delivers broad spectrum of natural source vitamin E, from alpha to gamma tocopherol.

  • Made from premium ingredients and manufactured according to the highest quality standards.

  • Recommended dose: two capsules per day (one capsule taken orally, twice daily).

  • For comprehensive protection for macular and whole body health, consider MacularProtect Complete AREDS2, an all-in-one AREDS and AREDS2-based formula with a built-in multinutrient.

Ingredients/Use



Suggested Use: take a total of two capsules daily, with meals (one capsule taken orally, twice daily).

Note: pregnant or lactating women or individuals with medical conditions should consult a physician before using.

Note: Note: MacularProtect contains 80 mg of zinc, a level that was found to support eye health in the AREDS clinical trial. It is important to check with your physician prior to taking this product to ensure that this level of zinc is appropriate for you.

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Improved AREDS2 formula! Beta-carotene free. Now provides 2 mg of zeaxanthin.

* The level of beta-carotene studied in the AREDS clinical trial and provided in MacularProtect is not recommended for smokers and very recent ex-smokers. If you are a smoker or very recent ex-smoker, you may want to consider MacularProtect Complete®-S or MacularProtect Plus.

Science



ScienceBased Health (SBH) continually evaluates emerging scientific evidence and SBH products reflect the most current science available. Select a category below to view science information for this product:

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References

Articles



Following are articles featuring this product, as well as newsletter issues exploring scientific findings on relevent topics. For references and rationale for specific ingredients and levels in this product, please see the Science tab. Click on a title to view.
 

Magazine & Journal Articles
  • The AREDS & AREDS2 Clinical Trials
     
    The findings for the Age-Related Disease Study (AREDS) were released in October, 2001. The AREDS clinical trial has been heralded by doctors and nutrition experts as the most significant clinical trial on nutrition and macular health. Findings of the 6 ½ year AREDS clinical trial, published in the October 2001 issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in the rate of progression of AMD in 3,640 patients taking a supplement containing vitamins, antioxidants and zinc.

    The AREDS2 clinical trial, published in May, 2013, examined whether additional nutrients or formula modifications could further increase the effectiveness of the original AREDS formula. Based on the results of this study, the National Eye Institute is now recommending a macular health formulation with lutein and zeaxanthin, and without beta-carotene. Read more about the AREDS2 clinical trial.

  • Is AREDS Changing Practice Patterns? - Ophthalmology Management, July, 2002
Staying Healthy Newsletter Issues
  • In the News: Magnesium & Heart Disease; Omega-3 & Skin Health; B-vitamins & AMD
  • Understanding the Results of AREDS2
  • Take the Right Steps to Protect Macular Health
  • Four New Studies Underscore Vital Role of Vitamins & Minerals
  • Take the Right Steps to Protect Macular Health
  • Lutein and AMD: Results from CAREDS
  • "Benchmark" Findings from New Lutein, Vitamin C Studies
  • AREDS Study Finds Supplements Help People with Age-related Macular Degeneration Keep Their Vision
 >View More Newsletter Issues
EduFacts Newsletter Issues
  • AREDS 2: Primary Results & Beyond
  • Zinc and Ocular Health: From Antiquity to Modern Times
  • Antioxidants, Zinc & Omega-3s and Genetic Risk of Early AMD
  • In the News: Vitamin C & Retinal Cell Function, Metformin & Vitamin B12 Depletion, Meta-analysis: Lutein & AMD
  • Research Briefs: Vitamin D, AREDS Antioxidants & Citrus Flavonoids
  • Positive News on the AMD Front: Prevalence Down
  • Review: Lutein & Zeaxanthin Metabolism
  • CVD and AMD: The Connection Grows Stronger
  • Vitamin B Trio and AMD
  • Nutrition Impacts AMD Risk & Health Costs
  • EUREYE Study: Blue Light Exposure & Low Antioxidants Increase AMD Risk
  • Zinc & Lutein Protect Macular Health in Blue Mountains Eye Study
  • New Clues about Zinc's Protective Actions for Macular Health
  • More Support for Lutein & Zeaxanthin in Macular Health Protection
  • Antioxidants Protect Macular Health
  • The AREDS Clinical Trial: Antioxidant & Zinc Supplementation for AMD
 >View More EduFacts Issues

FAQs



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Comparison



MacularProtect reflects the most recent scientific evidence on nutrition's role in macular health, and provides nutrients and levels not found in comparable products.

MacularProtect includes nutrients at levels studied in the AREDS and AREDS 2 clinical trials, including 10 mg of FloraGLO® lutein, 2 mg of zeaxanthin. It also includes a trio of B vitamins, linked to macular health benefits in a large study. (See "Vitamin B Trio Effective Against AMD" under the Articles tab for this product).

An additional multivitamin like OcularProtect may be appropriately combined with this product. If you are looking for a macular product that includes a built-in multivitamin, you may want to consider MacularProtect Complete-S, an all-in-one solution for macular and whole body health.

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Testimonials



"Recent studies have validated the importance of nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of various eye conditions. It is important that patients select a quality product that provides optimal levels of key nutrients that have scientifically been shown to protect our eye health. MacularProtect Complete delivers the key nutrients found to protect macular health in the National Eye Institute's AREDS research and also includes a comprehensive multivitamin that provides maximum support for overall body health. This all-in-one product is a convenient solution to the confusion and safety issues that both clinicians and patients face when trying to combine various products to achieve this level of coverage."

James Thimons, OD, FAAO
Executive Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut
Clinical Professor, New England College of Optometry, Fairfield, CT


"I began taking Macular Protect Complete(-S) about a year ago. I had just been diagnosed with macular degeneration and wanted to do whatever I could to at least slow down the process and protect my eyesight. The retinologist recommended this product to me and I have taken it faithfully since then. I feel it has been a big help as my eyesight seems to be about the same as it was a year ago. In the past, my eyesight was getting a little worse every year.

Thank you for making such a wonderful product!"

B. Lessard,
Montclair, CA


"I have used Macular Protect Complete regularly for several years as recommended by my ophthalmologist. I had been undergoing frequent prescription changes for several years. I replaced my regular daily vitamin supplement with Macular Protect Complete and my eyeglass prescription has now been stable for a couple of years."

K. Ellis,
Saint Joseph, IL


"I began taking MacularProtectComplete more than four years ago at the recommendation of my ophthalmologist. In that period of time, there has been no appreciable change in my vision. That's not bad for an 89-year old!"

H. Neidig,
Lebanon, PA


"A few years ago, I had cataract and glaucoma surgery at Pinehurst NC. At that time, the ophthalmologist advised that I begin taking MacularProtect Complete and continue taking it for the rest of my life. I always order the 3 month supply. I have had no further eye problems. I plan to continue taking this product and have recommended it to others. Thank you for this fine product!"

C. Hunt,
Denton, NC


"I use MacularProtect to help with dry macular degeneration. During the first six months I used MacularProtect, the disease progressed at the normal rate. The next six months showed no progression of the ailment when examined by the ophthalmologist."

R. Woolston-Smith,
Danbury, CT


"A few years ago, I had cataract and glaucoma surgery at Pinehurst NC. At that time, the ophthalmologist advised that I begin taking MacularProtect Complete and continue taking it for the rest of my life. I always order the 3 month supply. I have had no further eye problems. I plan to continue taking this product and have recommended it to others. Thank you for this fine product!"

C. Hunt,
Denton, NC


"It was a scary day for me in the late 90's when I was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration (dry). My eye doctor said that there was no cure for this and our only way to fight it was through nutrition and vitamin supplements. At first, I had my doubts on such a course of treatment. Then, after three future visits where Fundus Photos were taken of my retina, I was most joyful to learn that not only had my disease not progressed, but that I had less Drusen showing up on these photos!"

B. Coppola,
Las Vegas, NV


"I was diagnosed with macular degeneration in 1999. A friend told me he had been using the ScienceBased Health products since his doctor suggested trying them for his vision problems. I ordered MacularProtect immediately. I still have good vision in my right eye and the vision loss in my left eye has stabilized. I honestly believe my sight would have deteriorated if I had not been using your products over the years. I look forward to continued stabilization of my macular degeneration."

S. Border,
Clio, MI


"I have been using MacularProtect Complete for several years and my Ophthamologist says that my already diagnosed macular degeneration has progressed very little if at all. This is wonderful news."

K. Haelett,
Ravenna, OH


"I've used MacularProtect Complete for the last 8 years or so. I was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration in my early 50's (I'm now 61). I thought it was one of the worst things that had happened to me. My ophthalmologist recommended my retina specialist, who suggested that I start taking MacularProtect Complete 2 capsules, 2 times a day. At my next appointment, I learned that although my condition had not improved, it had not deteriorated any further. My retina specialist gave most of the credit to MacularProtect Complete. Subsequent exams have shown the same results -- not any better, but not any worse. I trust this product so much that when my retina specialist started an in-house trial on the benefits of retinol and leutine, I decided not to participate in his trial for fear I would have to give up taking my MacularProtect Complete to participate. I'm due for my next retina appointment in September and I pray that the results of that exam are as good as I've had in the past."

M. Hultz,
Burlington, NJ


"Excellent product, recommended by my MD."

D. Wayman,
Salem, NH


"When my ophthalmologist gave me his diagnosis of macular degeneration I told him "I don't want that" and he told me "at least you have the best of the two kinds, you have the "dry" kind" and I said "but, there is nothing you can do for this". He told me that he recommended a vitamin regimen and gave me a brochure from ScienceBased Health. I ordered MacularProtect Complete and have been taking it ever since. My vision has not changed or worsened since I began taking "your" vitamins. Needless to say, I am very appreciative and pleased with your product and would recommend "it" to anyone who is diagnosed with macular degeneration."

M. Riggan,
Hawthorne, FL


"I began taking MacularProtect Complete more than four years ago at the recommendation of my ophthalmologist. In that period of time, there has been no appreciable change in my vision. That's not bad for an 89-year old!"

H. Neidig,
Lebanon, PA


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