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Top Doctor Warns: Aging Eyes Need More Than a Yearly Vision Exam

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Top Doctor Warns: Aging Eyes Need More Than a Yearly Vision Exam

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Dear Friend,

What do you appreciate most about your vision?

The smiles of your grandchildren? The splendor of Mother Nature? The work of famous artists?

Holistic medical physician Dr. David Brownstein knows that your continued ability to see what you love most depends on diligent and comprehensive vision support.

Support that goes beyond a yearly visit to the eye doctor.

And he’s troubled by something . . .

You see, fewer than 1 in 5 aging adults use supplemental nutrients to support their eye health.

It’s not your fault. Most doctors forget to mention the importance of supporting your eyes in this manner as you grow older.

So if you haven’t yet taken any steps to support the overall health of your eyes and vision — or if you use a supplement and don’t know if it’s really helping your eyes . . .

Please read this letter to see what Dr. Brownstein recommends for “mature” eyes.

The first thing you need to know is simple but true . . .

Your Aging Eyes Are Under Constant Assault

Your eyes (and body) are under constant assault from sunlight, pollution, toxins, even waste products from normal metabolism.

All these factors can lead to a buildup of free radicals.

You’ve heard of free radicals — unstable particles that damage your cells and DNA. Unfortunately, this damaging process (known as oxidative stress) increases with aging.

And in a vicious cycle, free radicals perpetuate an imbalanced inflammatory process, which in turn creates even more free radicals.

Dr. Brownstein warns that, compared to most other organs, your eyes are particularly vulnerable to oxidative damage due to their constant exposure to light and their high metabolism.

What’s worse, this exposure to light does not merely refer to ultraviolet light.

Meet Dr. Brownstein:

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David Brownstein, M.D., is medical director at Michigan’s respected Center for Holistic Medicine. He also edits the popular newsletter Dr. Brownstein’s Natural Way to Health and has authored a number of health books. A board-certified family physician, he focuses on resolving the root causes of disease, not just the symptoms.

The ‘Blue’ Challenge to Your Aging Eyes

Blue may be a pleasing color, but not so pleasant when it comes to your eyes — particularly once you hit midlife.

We’re talking about blue light.

Of course, you know that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can harm your skin. And you probably wouldn’t dream of going out into bright sunlight without wearing sunglasses.

Well, more recently, experts have started to recognize concerns related to another type of light — blue light.

You may not realize that ultraviolet and blue light are two different things.

While UV light is considered invisible, blue light is a color in the visible light spectrum. These are the rays making the sky look blue.

In its natural form, your body needs a small amount of blue light from the sun to regulate your natural sleep and wake cycles.

So why should you be concerned about blue light exposure?

Why Aging Adults Are So Vulnerable to Increased Blue Light Exposure


Internet adoption among seniors has risen steadily over the last 15 years


Smartphone ownership has doubled in the senior population since 2013


Tablet ownership continues to grow among older Americans


Social media use is becoming more popular among older individuals

Blue Light in Everyday Life

Besides being present in sunlight, blue light is found in artificial light sources, such as fluorescent and LED lightbulbs.

But the real problem stems from our exploding technology — the blue light bombarding you from electronic devices using LED illumination:


Tablets, iPads, and e-readers




Computer monitors and laptops




Anything with LED lighting

Studies show 80% of American adults use digital devices for more than two hours every day.

Blue light (also called HEV or high-energy visible light) contains the shortest wavelengths and the highest energy. That makes them flicker more, which can reduce visual contrast — the ability to perceive differences between objects and their background.

Flickering and glare can affect visual sharpness and clarity, and have been linked to eyestrain, fatigue, and headaches.

In fact, 59% of people surveyed report experiencing symptoms of digital eye strain.

Our eyes’ natural filters do not provide sufficient protection against blue light rays from the sun, let alone the blue light from all these devices.

Dr. Brownstein is also concerned about special cells in the retina, called photoreceptors.

Photoreceptors convert light into electrical signals, which travel to other cells in the retina and ultimately through the optic nerve to the brain. That’s where they’re processed into images you see.

Sadly, these photoreceptor cells display the highest rate of oxidation of all cells in the body.

So what’s the answer?

The One-Word Solution to Natural Eye Health Support

Dr. Brownstein and other experts know the solution to optimal eye health support can be summed up in one word: antioxidants.

Antioxidants gobble up free radicals that can have adverse effects on the healthy functioning of cells (including cells in your eye’s retina).

In a perfect world, you’d get sufficient antioxidants from your diet by eating vegetables and fruits. Unfortunately, studies show many older people consume less than the government-recommended levels of fruits and vegetables.

In fact, those over 60 consume the lowest quantity of antioxidants. Yet older individuals actually require more dietary antioxidants than younger people.

So if you are in an older age group, you are more likely to fall victim to an antioxidant shortfall. Plus, your eyes require special antioxidants.

Not all antioxidants are created equal. Certain antioxidants excel at fighting certain types of free radicals — or work better under certain conditions.

With thousands of different antioxidants, how do you get the antioxidants that can help maintain healthy vision?

Well, Dr. Brownstein worked with experts at the premium supplement company Medix Select to create a new antioxidant-loaded eye health and vision support formula called OPTIZO™.

OPTIZO — Advanced Eye Health and Vision Support

OPTIZO contains a whopping 24 ingredients, but Dr. Brownstein made three antioxidants known as carotenoids the key ingredients in OPTIZO.

These carotenoids — lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin — have demonstrated potent action against free radicals in the eyes.

Of 600 carotenoids found in nature, these three are the only ones found in high concentrations in the retina and its central portion, the macula.

Lutein and zeaxanthin are not produced by the body, so they must be gained through diet or supplementation.

Unfortunately, the average American intake of these carotenoids is far below levels shown by research to be beneficial for eye health.

That’s why Dr. Brownstein chose Lutemax 2020®, a naturally-derived proprietary extract from the marigold plant.

It provides all three macular carotenoids at the same 5:1 ratio found in nature to optimally support eye health.

The LAMA studies (Lutein, Vision, and Mental Acuity) supported the benefits of all three macular carotenoids in Lutemax 2020.

And the BLUE study (Blue Light User Exposure), a six-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, showed that Lutemax 2020 significantly improved visual performance and indicators of excessive screen use, including eye strain and fatigue.

But Dr. Brownstein didn’t stop there.

9 Powerful Benefits of OPTIZO

  1. Supports Overall Eye Health & Vision
  2. Helps Filter Blue Light
  3. Helps Reduce Eyestrain & Fatigue from Digital Devices
  4. Supports Macular Health
  5. Reduces Oxidative Stress & Free Radical Damage With Antioxidant Activity
  6. Supports Normal MPOD (Macular Pigment Optical Density) Associated With Overall Visual Function
  7. Supports Visual Acuity & Adaptation to Low Light Conditions
  8. Supports Visual Recovery After Bright Light Exposure
  9. Helps Improve Contrast Sensitivity in Retinal Health

An Antioxidant ‘Cocktail’ for Aging Eyes

OPTIZO also includes the antioxidant nutrients vitamin C, vitamin E, and zinc, based on recommendations derived from landmark research studies sponsored by the National Eye Institute.

You’ll also find:

Bilberry. This flavonoid antioxidant supports the eye’s lens and macula (important for crisp central vision).

Lycopene. This carotenoid antioxidant fights free radicals and supports the eye’s macula.

Taurine. This amino acid and antioxidant helps reduce free radical oxidation in the macula.

Vitamin A. Another antioxidant offering eye support and important in night vision.

Vitamin D. Promotes normal inflammatory balance by fighting free radicals.

Get Your Own Trial 30-Day Supply of OPTIZO Now!

Dr. Brownstein is confident in the research behind the ingredients in OPTIZO.

He’s so confident that OPTIZO will provide you with optimal support for vision and eye health, he wanted to make sure you could try it for yourself.

You can claim a 30-day supply of OPTIZO right now as part of a Risk-Free Trial Offer! If you order directly from this letter, the distributor, Medix Select, will send you a $39.95 bottle of OPTIZO.

You merely cover a small $4.95 shipping fee and will be enrolled in a convenient and affordable Smart Ship program. If you are not 100% satisfied with OPTIZO, simply call and cancel within 21 days and keep your trial bottle.

If you love OPTIZO, the Smart Ship Program will conveniently save you $19.95 on a three-month supply ($99.90 for three bottles — only $33.30 a bottle), and you will enjoy FREE shipping with all future shipments.

No worries. You can easily cancel at any time. And your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Your FREE Bonus Report

You’ll also receive A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eyes and Vision.

This Special Report, a $20.00 value, is your GIFT when you agree to try OPTIZO from this special offer.

In this information-packed report, you will find more details on the five most common types of eye concerns.

Plus, you’ll get 15 simple tips from Dr. Brownstein to help safeguard your aging vision.

The Vision and Eye Health Formula Developed by Dr. Brownstein

By now, you understand the importance of supporting aging eyes with a bountiful supply of high-quality antioxidants.

Imagine being able to better withstand the glare from headlights or any bright light . . .

Imagine feeling more confident driving at night and adjusting more easily to dark conditions indoors and outdoors . . .

Imagine the welcome relief from tired, strained eyes after using your electronic devices or watching your favorite shows on TV . . .

So what’s stopping you?

Now can put OPTIZO to the test for a full 30 days. You deserve the peace of mind that you are doing all you can to promote healthy vision at any age.

Claim Your 30-Day Trial Supply of OPTIZO and FREE Bonus Report Today!

(Just Cover $4.95 S/H)


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