Address:PO Box 7424San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
Internet Address: http://www.aao.org
Description of services provided:The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the professional association of ophthalmologists (eye MDs). Ophthalmologists are specialized doctors licensed to provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical, and optical care. The Academy offers a variety of public services including information and help lines for vision problems related to glaucoma, diabetes, senior eye care, and other vision problems.
Address:P.O. Box 515Northampton, MA 01061-0515
Internet address: http://www.macular.org
Description of services provided:AMDF provides information on macular degeneration, Stargardt’s Disease, and related issues, such as health and nutrition tips, drugs, and depression. They also provide support and information on legal issues, vision aids, news, and a care and services directory.
Address:15 West 65th StreetNew York, NY 10023
Internet Address: http://www.lighthouseguild.org
Description of services provided:Lighthouse Guild offers worldwide resources for vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. The resources include: courses, publications, a newsletter, guides to vision devices, and a wide variety of weblinks.
Address:31 Center Drive MSC 2510Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
Internet address: http://www.nei.nih.gov
Description of services provided:NEI provides a wealth of information on eye diseases and disorders, vision care resources, news, materials, photos, images, videos, eye education programs, and information about clinical studies.
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