The Eye Surgery Education Council website can help patients and families make decisions about eye surgery. The Council was started by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA 94142
EyeCare America is a public service program of the
Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This site aims to raise awareness about
eye diseases and eye care. It has information about eye conditions, treatments, and general eye health. You can check to see if you qualify for a free eye exam.
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
As part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the National Eye
Institute provides information on eye diseases and vision research.
Publications are available to the public at no charge. The Web site includes
links to various information resources.
National Institutes of Health Senior
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
1-800-222-2225 Aging Information Center
This website for older adults offers aging-related
health information. The website's senior-friendly features include large
print, simple navigation, and short, easy-to-read segments of information. A
visitor to this website can click special buttons to hear the text aloud, make
the text larger, or turn on higher contrast for easier viewing.
site was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National
Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). NIHSeniorHealth features up-to-date health information from NIH. Also,
the American Geriatrics Society provides independent review of some of the
material found on this website.
Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Prevent Blindness America assists the visually impaired
and provides consumer information on vision problems and vision aids.
Its website has information about eye health and safety for children
and adults. Many states have local affiliates.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 24, 2011
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