Ocuvite Lutein enhances eye health, according to its manufacturer. When compared to leading daily multivitamins, Ocuvite Lutein contains higher levels of nutrients and antioxidants that support eye health. Each daily dose of Ocuvite Lutein contains 2 milligrams of lutein.
Lutein is a carotenoid vitamin that is possibly effective for reducing the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, notes WebMD. Some studies suggest that taking lutein supplements may also improve the symptoms of the condition. In addition, some research indicates that lutein may reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Some studies suggest that lutein supplementation may improve vision in elderly patients with cataracts.
In addition to lutein, Ocuvite Lutein contains vitamins A, C and E, notes its manufacturer. It also contains zinc, selenium and copper.