In 1995, Bausch + Lomb collaborated for a clinical trial with government researchers at the National Eye Institute. The goal: To see if a high dose nutrient formula can help people with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
In 2021, the NEI confirmed the formula's persistent benefits based on its 10-year AREDS2 follow-on study. Read More
20 Years of AMD Leadership
2001: The First Age
Related Eye Disease
NEI researchers concluded their first
five-year clinical Age Related Eye Disease
Study participants ages 55 to 80 years, with and without AMD.
Reduced risk of moderate vision loss after five years.
Reduction in risk of AMD progression in those with moderate to advanced AMD.
Participants showed continued effects at study follow-up in 2006.
2013: AREDS2, the 2nd Age Related Eye Disease Study
Based on new learnings around AMD, the
NEI researchers sought to improve the
original AREDS formula.
Study participants ages 50 to 85, with AMD.
Clinical centers across the U.S.
Length of AREDS2 study.
Reduced risk of progressing to advanced AMD, compared to patients taking the original AREDS formulation.1
1. No clinically statistically significant differences in AEs between treatment groups. Post-hoc subgroup analysis.
2021: AREDS2 10-Year
New data from the National Eye Institute
confirmed that the AREDS2 formula has a
persistent long-term benefit for helping to
reduce the risk of progression in patients
with moderate-to-advanced AMD. During
the last five years of the study, participants
took PreserVision, which was donated by
Subset of AREDS2
participants (6,360 eyes)
Length of study
The NEI recommends the AREDS 2 formula for helping to reduce the risk of progression in moderate to advanced AMD.
Talk to your doctor to determine if the AREDS 2 formula is right for you.
|Nutrient||Amount (per day)||Percent Daily Value|
|Vitamin C||500 mg||840%|
|Vitamin E||180 mg||1200%|
* Percent Daily Values (DV) Based on a 2000-calorie diet
**Daily Value not established
The Most Studied
Eye Vitamin Brand†
PreserVision® AREDS 2 formula eye vitamins were donated by
to clinical trial participants in the last 5 years of the NEI 's 10-year follow-on
AREDS2 study, which showed the nutrient formula’s benefits over time.
† Based on the AREDS and AREDS2 clinical studies
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Valid on any Bausch + Lomb PreserVision Eye Vitamin and Mineral Supplement (60 ct or larger).