• Resource Guide for Cataracts

    RESOURCES

    Address:HeadquartersPO Box 7424San Francisco, CA 94120-7424

    Phone:1-415-561-8500

    Internet Address: http://www.aao.org/

    Description of services provided:The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of ophthalmologists—the only type of physician who performs cataract surgery. This site includes information on a number of eye diseases, including cataracts, for patients and healthcare professionals. It also includes the latest news on eye diseases.

    RESOURCES

    Address:243 North Lindbergh Blvd.St. Louis, MO 63141

    Phone:1-800-365-2219

    Internet Address: http://www.aoanet.org

    Description of services provided:The American Optometric Association seeks to advance the availability and accessibility of quality eye, vision, and related health care. The Association supports a year-round program to educate Americans about their vision and eye health and encourages people to take steps to preserve and protect their vision.

    RESOURCES

    Address:2020 Vision PlaceBethesda, MD 20892-3655

    Phone:1-301-496-5248

    Internet Address: http://www.nei.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:The NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health. It is the Federal government’s principal agency for conducting and supporting vision research. Their website provides information for patients and healthcare professionals.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012

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