Blackmores macu vision

Macu-Vision®

Supporting macular eye health.

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Overview

Blackmores Macu-Vision® is a source of antioxidant nutrients. It helps defend against free radical damage in the macular region of the retina and the lens of the eye.

Why use

  • Antioxidant formula based on the Age Related Eye Disease Study* (AREDS)
  • Contains naturally sourced vitamin E which is better absorbed and retained than synthetic forms of vitamin E
  • A percentage of the sales of Macu-Vision® supports Macular Degeneration New Zealand
* Betacarotene has been removed and synthetic vitamin E has been replaced with natural vitamin E.

The Blackmores difference

Based on the AREDS research. For the maintenance of eye health.

Active ingredients per tablet

Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Copper

Copper is a mineral involved in a number of functions in the body including haemoglobin production and the utilisation of glucose and iron. Food sources of copper include oysters, other shellfish and legumes.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet daily with main meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children – Not recommended for children under 18 years of age.

Contraindications and cautions

  • Contains zinc, which may be dangerous when taken in large amounts or for a long period
  • May occasionally cause gastric irritation if taken without food
  • Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Not recommended for children under 18
  • Supports macular eye health. Contains Ascorbic acid 250 mg, Cupric oxide 1.25 mg, Vitamin E 200 IU, Zinc oxide 49.8 mg
  • Medicines have benefits and some may have risks. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional

Physical description

Capsule-shaped pale yellow film-coated tablet.

 

 

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT. BLACKMORES AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.