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Essential EyeCare™

Essential EyeCare™


Essential EyeCare™ with beta-carotene and lycopene blends protective antioxidants, carotenoids, and minerals for advanced vision support. It contains lutein to help maintain eyesight and eye health in conditions such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Ginkgo biloba to support peripheral circulation, and alpha-lipoic acid, taurine, N-acetyl-L-cysteine, and vitamin C for added retinal protection.

  • Supports vision in conditions such as cataracts and AMD
  • Helps improve macular pigment optical density to protect against blue light damage
  • Protects against UV damage
  • Helps reduce the risk of developing cataracts
  • Provides antioxidants for the maintenance of good health
  • Encourages healthy peripheral circulation, including to the eyes

SKU: PN0560

NPN: 80048783

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Essential EyeCare™

Additional Information

Recommended Dosage

Recommended adult dose: 4 capsules daily with meals providing protein, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products, or as directed by a health care practitioner. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 months.

Allergy Information

This product does not contain artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.


Each capsule contains:
Medicinal Ingredients
Beta-Carotene 3750 IU (2250 mcg)
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 25 mg
Zinc (zinc monomethionine) 12.5 mg
Copper (HVP* chelate) 1 mg
R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid 2.5 mg
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine 65 mg
Tomato Extract (Lycopersicon esculentum) (5% lycopene) (fruit) 0.75 mg
Lutein (Tagetes erecta) (marigold flower) 1.5 mg
Carrot Powder (Daucus carota) (root) 65 mg
Ginkgo Biloba Extract (Ginkgo biloba) (24% flavonoid glycosides, 6% terpene lactones) (leaf) 20 mg
Taurine 100 mg
*HVP: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), blackcurrant extract, quercetin, L-glutamic acid, glycine, silica.


Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you are a tobacco smoker, have diabetes or cystinuria, or if you are taking nitroglycerin, antibiotics, or medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, or seizures. Do not use if you are taking health products that affect blood coagulation as some ingredients have anti-coagulant properties. Keep out of reach of children.


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