ICaps helps to protect the eye by reducing oxidative stress and absorbing damaging blue light.Icaps is a dietary supplement for the maintenance of healthy eyes from the world's largest eye-care companies. Containing antioxidant vitamins, minerals, Lutein and Zeaxanthin.They are aimed at people concerned about their eye health and wishing to supplement their dietary intake of vitamins and minerals.The recommended dose for ICaps is two tablets daily. Each bottle contains 60 tablets so is enough for one month.ICaps has two unique features, which set this product apart from other specific eye care supplements.; 1>; ICaps has a sustained release formula, for improved absorption and reduced stomach irritation, which can be common in the elderly and with high levels of zinc. 2); ICaps are the only ocular supplement proven to have the same bioavailability (absorption in the body) equal to four servings of vegetables and fruits a day - a quantity that most people find onerous to consume. Lutein; Lutein protects the macula from damage by free radicals, toxic chemicals formed in the eye during exposure to uv light. Lutein protects against the development of the leading cause of blindness in the elderly, macular degeneration. What is Lutein?; Lutein is a member of the carotenoid family of plant pigments, which are responsible for the yellow, orange and red colours of certain fruits and vegetables.Lutein is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, and is found in the eye in the central area of the retina known as the macula.Good sources of lutein include leafy green vegetables such as spinach, and egg yolks. What does Lutein do?; Lutein protects the macula from damage by free radicals, toxic chemicals formed in the eye during exposure to uv light. Lutein protects against the development of the leading cause of blindness in the elderly, macular degeneration. What evidence is there for the efficacy of Lutein? ; Seddon et al (1994) reported individuals with a high dietary intake of lutein had a substantially decreased risk of developing macular degeneration. In a randomized controlled clinical trial, Richer et al (2004) showed that supplementation with lutein significantly improved visual function in patients with age related macular degeneration. Are there adverse effects from taking lutein?; There are no reported adverse effects from taking lutein. How much Lutein should you take?; The recommended intake for lutein is 5-10mg per day.