Links: Information about Eye Diseases and Disorders
LPR Eye Diseases and Disorders Series
The following organizes can provide you with a wealth of information on eye diseases and living with low vision.
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4510 Executive Dr., Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (619) 452-1111
- My Healthy Eyes.com
"Sponsored by an Unrestricted Educational
grant from Pharmacia Ophthalmology,
this free, interactive site offers
current information about eye care and such diseases as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy,
cataracts, and macular degeneration.
Users have easy access to: A secure messaging system to ask a vision specialist a question.
The latest medical information about
vision correction, risk factors,
and treatment options.
Tracking tools for medication usage and
symptoms by using a diary, which
generates a printable graph or report
that can be taken to their next
- American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)
Provides detailed information about current research being conducted on Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma, along with helpful resources about these diseases, their treatment, and tips on dealing with these conditions. They also provide inforamtion about Alzheimer's Disease.
Prevent Blindness America
550 East Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
"Prevent Blindness America (also called the National Society to Prevent Blindness) is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight."
St. Luke's Eye
This website offers a wealth of information about the eye, various diseases that can affect the eye, and methods of treatment. The information is geared toward a lay audience, so everything is understandable. If you are looking for general eye information, or if you need something specifice, like what genes cause Macular Degeneration, take a peak at this site.
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