FREE VisiVite AREDS Alpha Vitamin SALE

What could be better than something FREE for the holidays? If you’re a non-smoker who cares about your eye health, why not try VisiVite AREDS Alpha? This eye vitamin formula is FREE till December 31, 2017. Limit 2 bottles per customer. Note: If you are already on a VisiVite AREDS Formula with Lutein, we recommend […]

Beta carotene in Eye Vitamins?

The AREDS2 study found that people who took beta carotene had LOWER plasma levels of lutein and zeaxanthin than people who didn’t take beta carotene.  Why? Because these 3 “carotenoids” compete for absorption. Plus, beta carotene raised the risk of lung cancer. And not just in smokers. That’s why you won’t find any beta carotene in any of […]

Cardiovascular risk not affected by carotenoids

Cardiovascular outcomes were also analyzed as part of the second Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) to determine the impact that supplements containing omega-3s, lutein and zeaxanthin had on cardiovascular disease risk. Previous diet studies had suggested that high intake of omega-3 fatty acids can reduce rates of cardiac death. 4,203 people were randomly selected […]

VisiVite.Com Announces Fast and Intuitive Web Site Redesign

VisiVite.Com announces a redesign of its web site which makes it even cleaner and more intuitive. The changes include: New header, with clearer links to Free Shipping and Help Desk New item layout with thumbnails that enlarge, including the really cool Supplement Facts Easy tab layout Doctor testimonials

AREDS2 Press Release Supports VisiVite for AMD

To aid both doctors and patients who found the published results of the AREDS2 research confusing, the National Eye Institute has now published a clear and concise press release of the results. Click the image to the right to download the release. Based on the impressive AREDS2 results, doctors are recommending VisiVite’s AREDS2 Plus+ Gold […]

NIH study provides clarity on supplements

NEI Press Release May 5, 2013 Adding omega-3 fatty acids did not improve a combination of nutritional supplements commonly recommended for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of vision loss among older Americans, according to a study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The plant-derived antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin also had no overall […]

National Eye Institute announces AREDS2 Results

The AREDS2 results were published May 5, 2013 by the National Eye Institute in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Based upon the results, Dr. Krawitz recommends that you change to VisiVite AREDS2 Plus+ Gold Formula when you are finished taking your current VisiVite supplement. The publication of these results can be found here: […]

20 Millionth VisiVite Eye Vitamin Capsule Sold

It was an afternoon in late October 2001. A fax from the American Academy of Ophthalmology had just printed in my office, and at the top in large capital letters, it said: ======   URGENT!   ====== Fax machines in doctors’ offices are targets for every company trying to market surgical instruments, medications, automobile tires, […]

Japanese AMD patients have low compliance

An Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that certain micronutrient supplements are important for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Dr. Mariko Sasaki et. al. performed a randomized controlled trial to survey patients’ supplement use for this condition and ophthalmologists’ perspectives on this supplement use in Japan. A questionnaire was given to AMD patients to inquire […]

Patient compliance important

Only 56.6 % of the macular degeneration patients in Japan were taking supplements, compared to the 93% reported in the United States.