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Resource Guide for Cataracts

by Rick Alan

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY:

Address:
Headquarters
PO Box 7424
San 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-medical eye physicians and surgeons. This site includes information on a number of eye diseases, including cataracts, for patients and health care professionals. It also includes the latest news on eye diseases.

AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION:

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


Phone:
1-314-991-4100


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.

NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE (NEI):

Address:
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, 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 health care professionals.



Last reviewed October 2003 by Marc Ellman, MD


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