Particularly useful in eye health, astaxanthin may be supportive in improving visual acuity and eye accommodation reflex. Being a carotenoid is an antioxidant and may protect the eye cells against oxidative damage. Its oxidative properties help it to reduce inflammatory responses in the body. Cardiovascular health may be benefited as cholesterol levels can be balanced out with astaxanthin. Males will benefit also from this carotenoid as it can increase sperm motility and fertility as well as promote good prostate health.