ABOUT OCUVITE

Help Protect Your Eye Health*

Ocuvite, a family of eye vitamins & mineral supplements from the eye care experts at Bausch + Lomb. Ocuvite products are uniquely formulated to help replenish vital eye nutrients your eyes can lose as you age.*

  • Lutein
  • Zeaxanthin
  • Omega-3

Nutrients in Ocuvite Adult 50+

  • TOPICS:
  • Is Ocuvite Right For You?
  • Ocuvite vs. Your Multivitamin
  • FAQs
  • Ocuvite Provides What Your Multivitamin May Be Missing

    Check the label. You may be surprised at what's missing. Most multivitamins contain little or none of these important nutrients for eye health.8

    Ocuvite Adult 50+ is packed with vital eye nutrients lacking in leading multivitamins.

    • Lutein
    • Zeaxanthin
    • Omega-3
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    How does your multivitamin compare to Ocuvite?
    Click to compare vital eye nutrients.

  • √OCUVITE Adult 50+
  • √CENTRUM SILVER
    Adults 50+
  • √NATURE MADE
    Multi 50+
  • √ONE A DAY
    W 50+ Advantage
  • Not to scale

    5mg .25mg 0mg 0mg

    Lutein

    1mg 0mg 0mg 0mg

    Zeaxanthin

    250mg 0mg 0mg 0mg

    omega-3

    FAQs

    • What are the benefits of taking Ocuvite?>
      Ocuvite offers a range of products to help supplement your diet to provide vital nutrients that help protect your eye health.*
    • Do I need to be 50 or older to take Ocuvite?>
      No! While the need to replenish vital eye nutrients may increase with age, Ocuvite is appropriate for adults of all ages who want to do more to help protect their eye health.*
    • Can I take Ocuvite Adult 50+ with my multivitamin?>
      Yes. Ocuvite Adult 50+ provides essential eye nutrients not found in most leading multivitamins and may be appropriate for most adults already taking a daily multivitamin. If you have questions, ask your doctor.
    • Does Ocuvite make a multivitamin formula?>
      Yes. Ocuvite Eye + Multi is a multivitamin formula supporting overall health and wellness while providing the eye health benefits of Lutein and Zeaxanthin.*
    • What are DHA and EPA?>
      DHA and EPA are essential fatty acids that play an important role in eye health.2,9 Be sure the Omega-3s in any supplement you take for eye health contain a high concentration of DHA and EPA. Ocuvite Adult 50+ provides 250 mg combined EPA and DHA in one daily soft gel.
    • What is the source of fish oil (omega 3s) in Ocuvite Adult 50+?>
      The Omega-3s in Ocuvite Adult 50+ come from highly concentrated, refined and purified fish oils (anchovy, sardine). As a leading global eye health company and pharmaceutical manufacturer, Bausch + Lomb adheres to a rigorous quality assurance process for our eye vitamin and mineral supplements.
    • Does Ocuvite contain beta-carotene?>
      Ocuvite Adult 50+, Ocuvite Lutein & Zeaxanthin, and Ocuvite Healthy Tears formulas do not contain beta-carotene and are appropriate for people, such as smokers, who have been told they should avoid beta-carotene. Ocuvite Lutein and Ocuvite Eye + Multi contain 1,000 IU Vitamin A (provided as beta-carotene) per serving.
    • Does Ocuvite contain gluten?>
      We do not directly add gluten to our products, but we cannot guarantee that all our raw materials are gluten-free.
    • Where can I buy Ocuvite?>
      Ocuvite is available at drug stores, mass merchandisers (like Walmart), grocery stores and warehouse clubs nationwide. Look for Ocuvite in the vitamin aisle.
    • Are there ways to save on Ocuvite?>
      Coupons are available in many Sunday newspapers throughout the year. You can also print a $3 coupon here.
    • What else can I do to take care of my eyes?>

      Bausch + Lomb encourages everyone to:

      • Get an annual eye exam
      • Eat an eye healthy, well-balanced diet rich in salmon, tuna, dark leafy greens, colored vegetables and fruits
      • Wear sunglasses with UV protection
      • Avoid smoking

    References +

    1. SanGiovanni JP, Chew EY, Clemons TE, et al; for Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group. The relationship of dietary carotenoid and vitamin A,E, and C intake with age-related macular degeneration in a case-control study: AREDS Report No. 22. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125(9): 1225-1232
    2. Hodge W, Barnes D, Schachter H, et al. Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Eye Health. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 117 AHRQ Publication No. 05-E008-2. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2005.
    3. National Eye Institute: Facts about Dry eye available at: http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/dryeye/dryeye.asp (accessed 3-13-13)
    4. Sommerburg O, Keunen JE, Bird AC, van Kuijk FJ. Fruits and vegetables that are sources for lutein and zeaxanthin: the macular pigment in human eyes.Br J Ophthalmol. 1998 Aug;82(8):907-10.
    5. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Health available at: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Omega3FattyAcidsandHealth
    6. Cordain L, Eaton SB, Sebastian A, Mann N, Lindeberg S, Watkins BA, OKeefe JH, Brand-Miller J. Origins and evolution of the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Feb, 81(2):341-354
    7. US Department of Agriculture. What’s In the Foods You Eat Search Tool. Available at: http://reedir.arsnet.usda.gov/codesearchwebapp/(frjdk0yboj4mv455uy0sxfrd)/codesearch.aspx. Accessed March 16, 2012.
    8. Supplement Facts Label: Centrum Silver, One A Day Women's 50+ Advantage, Nature Made Multi 50+, and Ocuvite Adult 50+ Formula. Not a complete list of ingredients contained in each product. Comparison based on supplement facts from product labeling.
    9. SanGiovanni JP, Chew EY. The role of Omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in health and disease of the retina. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2005;24(1):87-138.

    *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.