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An Innovation in Nutritional Protection

90% of US adults spend 2+ hours a day on screens.The amount of time the average American spends on screens doesn’t seem to be slowing down or stopping any time soon. 90% of American adults use a digital device for 2+ hours a day, and 70% use 2 or more devices at a time. Society has become accustomed to screens, and many of us don’t consider what this artificial light source could be doing to our eyes, especially at such a short distance. Luckily, EyePromise® is thinking about that.

Though 90% don’t talk to their eye care provider about their screen time, an independent survey found that 2 out of 5 patients would “definitely” or “probably” buy an eye vitamin that protects their eyes from screen exposure. EyePromise devised a plan to create a nutraceutical dedicated to protecting the eyes from the effects of screen time – and we’re excited to tell you that it’s finally ready.

Introducing: EyePromise Screen Shield™ Pro

Screen Shield Pro supports the eyes with nutrients that naturally defend and relieve the eyes from the effects of screen time. Based on research, the formula chosen is packed with eye-healthy ingredients that make hours on screens less straining, while still being compatible with a daily multi-vitamin. In a convenient one-a-day softgel, it’s an easy addition to patients’ daily routines.

Ingredients

EyePromise Screen Shield Pro is designed to protect the eyes from hours spent on screens.EyePromise Screen Shield Pro helps protect the eyes against the tired, strained feeling that is common after hours of screen time. The all-natural zeaxanthin and lutein help protect against the blue light emitted by the LED screens, and Omega-3s and Vitamin A support a healthy surface of the eye to help reduce dryness and irritation. Bilberry extract and Optiberry™ are natural extracts of berries that provide antioxidant protection and help protect against visual fatigue. Other ingredients include:

  • Vitamins B6, B12, C, D, and E
  • Folic acid
  • CoQ10
  • Selenium
  • Manganese
  • Zinc
  • Alpha lipoic acid
  • Mixed Tocopherols

Upgrade Your Practice

Though new discoveries of the impact of screen time on eye health are being uncovered every day, we shouldn’t wait to find out what damage could be done. Screen Shield Pro is available now for patients ages 18 and up who spend hours a day on screens. This proactive formula can help improve patients’ sensitivity to light and glare, visual sharpness, and reaction time, while also building the protective pigment that absorbs harmful blue light.

It’s time to move towards the future of eye care, and Screen Shield Pro can help you do so. Order now.

Learn about EyePromise Screen Shield Teen, the other screen time protection product designed for ages 4-17.

 

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