- Eye Care America
Founded in 1985, EyeCare America is a public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Our mission is to reduce avoidable blindness and severe visual impairment by raising awareness about eye disease and care, providing free eye health educational materials and facilitating access to medical eye care.
- Get Eye Smart
The EyeSmart™ public awareness campaign empowers Americans to take charge of their eye health. EyeSmart emphasizes the need for Americans to know their risk factors for eye diseases, infections and injuries, and the role ophthalmologists play in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of eye conditions.
- National Eye Institute
The National Eye Institute site, produced in conjunction with the U.S. National Institutes of Health, is devoted specifically to eye care. Includes a patient information library, photos and illustrations, low-vision information, news and events, clinical studies and current research, and patient information in Spanish.
- NEI - Eye Health Organizations Database
Sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI), this tool can help you find sources of eye health-related information for the public. Many of these organizations can also refer you to resources in your local area.
- Family Doctor
Contains approximately 10 eye care related topics from the American Academy of Family Practitioners.
Produced by the Macular Degeneration Foundation, this site is specifically devoted to providing information regarding age-related macular degeneration and low vision. Includes information regarding adult and juvenile AMD, an AMD pictorial, FAQs, glossary of eye terms, reports and research on AMD, news updates and a free newsletter.
- Glaucoma Foundation
Comprehensive site devoted specifically to the causes and treatments of glaucoma. Provides latest updates on glaucoma and glaucoma research, free newsletters from the Glaucoma Foundation, glaucoma-related news features and support group information.
Provides basic information and FAQs regarding age-related macular degeneration. Features monthly newsletters regarding updates and research on AMD.
Produced by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, this site specifically provides information on retinal degenerative diseases, including causes, current treatments and research and support resources.
- Vision Connection
Founded by Lighthouse International and produced in conjunction with the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB), this is an accessible, interactive global Internet portal for people who are partially sighted or blind, the professionals who work with them, and people who support them. The site features the latest information on vision impairment, its prevention and vision rehabilitation.
- Glaucoma Research Foundation
Glaucoma Research Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma. The Web site offers free educational resources and support for people with glaucoma and their families. Web pages include a site viewing toolbar to improve accessibility for the visually impaired.
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