We believe that patient education is a vital part of the effort to promote a healthy lifestyle as well as prevention of health problems. We have found that informed patients take a more active role in their healthcare management, resulting in greater success. Here are a few sites that you may find helpful regarding eye care:
Founded in 1922, the American Academy of Optometry promotes the science of vision through clinical care, research and education.
The AOA serves the optometric profession by setting professional standards and providing education and research.
The National Eye Institute is a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health for that provides information on eye conditions and diseases as well as resources for research, training and education programs.
All About Vision is a comprehensive guide to eye care – covering topics from eye diseases and LASIK surgery to types of contact lenses and finding a cataract surgeon.
A website devoted to frequently overlooked vision problems in children.
The AGS support glaucoma specialists and patients by advancing glaucoma resources through research and education.