AREDS 2 Formula

AREDS 2 Formula Recommendation

The 2013 AREDS2 study findings lead NEI to recommend an updated formula 1,2

*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.


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
†DV not established.

1. Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Research Group. Lutein + zeaxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids for age-related macular degeneration: the Age-related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013;309(19)2005-2015.

2. NIH study provides clarity on supplements for protection against blinding eye disease. National Eye Institute website. Accessed August 16, 2013.

3. ARVO website. Results from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) from the National Eye Institute. 2013 ARVO Annual Meeting, May 5-9, 2013. Video available at: Accessed September 6, 2013.