Based on the clinically-proven PreserVision AREDS formula, with lutein (replacing beta-carotene). A powerful antioxidant, lutein filters harmful blue light that can damage the macula.* #1 doctor recommended** brand. Medical experts recommend an AREDS vitamin for all people diagnosed with moderate-to-advanced AMD. AREDS was a 10-year, independent study conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that established the benefits of AREDS supplementation for people with moderate-to-advanced AMD. Current/former smokers: This product is vitamin A (beta-carotene) free. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. **Data on file for #1 doctor recommended brand, Bausch + Lomb.