Other Places To Get Help
|American Health Assistance Foundation|
|22512 Gateway Center Drive|
|Clarksburg, MD 20871|
|Fax: ||(301) 258-9454|
|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
|243 North Lindbergh Boulevard|
|St. Louis, MO 63141|
|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.
|P.O. Box 429098|
|San Francisco, CA 94142-9098|
|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.
|80 Maiden Lane|
|New York, NY 10038|
|Phone: ||(212) 285-0080|
|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|
|San Francisco, CA 94108|
|Fax: ||(415) 986-3763|
|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
|31 Center Drive MSC 2510|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2510|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5248|
|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.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
October 22, 2012
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