Retinex® (Lutein)

60 Tablets

Key Features

  • Naturally sourced from marigolds
  • Most purified source available
  • 1000mcg zeaxanthin per tablet

Product Overview

  • Gluten Free
  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Suitable for Vegans
  • Gelatin Free

Retinex® contains the powerful ingredient Lutein, a natural carotenoid that is found in many fruits and vegetables as well as in the eye, where it is partly converted into zeaxanthin. Each Healthspan Retinex tablet contains 10mg of natural Lutein and 1,000mcg of Zeaxanthin.

In the eye, Lutein is deposited mainly in the lens and in the central retina (the macula) where it is partly converted into Zeaxanthin.

Our experts recommend upgrading to OptiVision®, which contains 12mg Lutein along with 280mg DHA and 40mg EPA, 2,400mcg zeaxanthin plus vitamin B2 to support the maintenance of normal vision.

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Product Information


One to two tablets daily with food.
Best taken in conjunction with a quality multivitamin.

Key nutritional values

Typical values, % NRV (where applicable) in brackets:

Lutein (Free Base) 10mg
Zeaxanthin 1,000mcg


Maltodextrin, Lutein Beadlets (Marigold Extract, Dextrin, Sucrose, Acacia, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Paprika Extract, Starch, Fructose), Cellulose, Hypromellose, Titanium Dioxide, Glycerin - of vegetable origin, Iron Oxide, Silica, Stearic Acid - of vegetable origin, Magnesium Stearate - of vegetable origin.

Perfect Partners to Retinex®

These products work in perfect synergy alongside Retinex®

Independent Reviews for Retinex® - 10mg natural Lutein & 1,000mcg Zeaxanthin

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Overall Rating: 4.16 / 5 stars, based on 25 reviews

22 March 2015

Help with eyesight

20 March 2015

Lutein recommended by my optician, good product.

19 March 2015

Keeps my macular degeneration from deteriorating.

19 March 2015

supplement is known to help prevent blindness in old age

18 March 2015

Very good and reliable.

18 March 2015

Maintains eye health

17 March 2015

macular degeneration in one eye and taking this to hopefully help preserve the other eye.

16 March 2015

Same applies.

16 March 2015

Recommended by doctor for eye health - cheaper option than by prescription

15 March 2015

Unsure whether of any benefit

14 March 2015

I have age related macular degeneration.Although the Retinex (Lutien) does not cure it they slow done the progression.

13 March 2015

My wife uses this product and believes it helps to slow the deterioration in her eyesight.

13 March 2015

My mother has m/degeneration in both eyes, so I am hoping this product will keep my eyes healthy. Optician has said no link yet proven that I will inherit this awful disease.

13 March 2015

Seems to slow down deterioration of my amd.

12 March 2015

A slight stroke 15 years ago caused partial loss of sight in one eye (which has now almost completely recovered) but Retinex has kept my eyesight excellent since (I am 81) and also that of my 76-year-old wife. Thank you.

10 March 2015

I feel confident that I amd doing my best to care for my eyes, and that this product wards off macular degeneration.

10 March 2015

I have AMD in one eye and was recommended to Retinex by my optician some 15 years ago, and have taken it ever since despite cheaper versions on the market.

08 March 2015

Only just started to take these, so too early to comment

08 March 2015

Helps to relieve dry eyes.

07 March 2015

But I am fed up with reminders to leave feedback (several sites not just Healthspan).
I keep going back and re-ordering so I'm relatively happy with products and most but not all prices.

06 March 2015

See above. I have tried it but am unable to say if it has contributed to the condition of my eyes - your system demands a rating so I gave you this

06 March 2015

The service is always prompt

06 March 2015

I have AMD so retinex - lutein is normally recommended.

05 March 2015

Hoping to protect against macular degeneration, which runs in the family.

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