Lutein is an antioxidant carotenoid that occurs in nature with zeaxanthin. Both concentrate in the eye’s macula and lens, as well as the skin, breast and cervical tissues. Lutein protects the macula from degradation associated with aging and oxidative stress. Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in dark green, leafy vegetables.* *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.