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Glaucoma - Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Health Assistance Foundation
22512 Gateway Center Drive
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Phone: 1-800-437-2423
Fax: (301) 258-9454
Email: info@ahaf.org
Web Address: www.ahaf.org
 

This nonprofit group works to find cures, preventions, and improved treatments for age-related degenerative diseases. The website has information about Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.


American Optometric Association (AOA)
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63141
Phone: 1-800-365-2219
Web Address: www.aoa.org
 

The American Optometric Association (AOA), which is a national organization of optometrists, can provide information on eye health and eye problems.


EyeCare America
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA  94142
Phone: 1-877-887-6327 toll-free
Fax: (415) 561-8567
Web Address: www.eyecareamerica.org
 

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.


Glaucoma Foundation
80 Maiden Lane
Suite 700
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 285-0080
Email: info@glaucomafoundation.org
Web Address: www.glaucomafoundation.org
 

This nonprofit group supports glaucoma research and provides information about this disease and the importance of early detection to help prevent blindness. The website includes online chat groups for youth and adults.


Glaucoma Research Foundation
251 Post Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 1-800-826-6693
Fax: (415) 986-3763
Email: question@glaucoma.org
Web Address: www.glaucoma.org
 

This nonprofit organization aims to help people prevent vision loss from glaucoma. The website has information about glaucoma and how to live with and treat it. There is also information about how to get help paying for glaucoma medicines.


National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
Information Office
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD  20892-2510
Phone: (301) 496-5248
Email: 2020@nei.nih.gov
Web Address: www.nei.nih.gov
 

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.


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Last Updated: October 22, 2012
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