In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting eye care and vision health information. Because we are committed to improving the overall eye health of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other websites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
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Below are some of the most recognized professional associations in the fields of ophthalmology and optometrics.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye MDs with over 7,000 members internationally. The website provides an in-depth look at eye care health, while providing access to their membership resources for ongoing learning and support.
The ABO is an independent, non profit organization founded in 1916. This organization is responsible for the certification and continual learning for ophthalmic practices across the country.
The American Optometric Association has over 34,000 members in 6,500 different U.S communities. They are the premier authority in the optometric profession leading the way in improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care everywhere.
Eye and Vision Health
The following links provide some good general information on eye care and vision health.
Informative website from The American Academy of Ophthalmology that provides important and up-to-date information about the most common eye problems that affect patients. It also provides useful, patient-oriented resources for managing these common eye problems.
The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Their main purpose is to develop public and professional education programs to help prevent blindness, reduce visual impairment, and increase awareness of services and devices that are available for people with low vision.
A guide to eye care, LASIK laser eye surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision, eye exams, computer vision syndrome, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye problems and diseases. Contains eye doctor Q&A’s, frequently asked questions, and much more.
VisionAware helps adults who are losing their sight continue to live full and independent lives by providing timely information, step-by-step daily living techniques, a directory of national and local services, and a supportive online community.
Other health related websites of interest on the Web.
The world's leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
An A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, health hotlines, MEDLINEplus, drug information, and more.
Healthcentral.com.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, the ability to find symptoms and treatments. Also drug information with side effects and interactions.
Features daily health news on a variety of useful topics. Includes some health information sorted by gender, age, and race.