Resource Guide for Cataracts
Address: Headquarters PO Box 7424 San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
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.
Address: 243 North Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63141
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.
Address: 2020 Vision Place Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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