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by Alan R

Resource Guide for Cataracts

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Headquarters
PO Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
415-561-8500
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. It also includes the latest news on eye diseases.

American Optometric Association

243 North Lindbergh Boulevard,
Floor 1
St. Louis, MO 63141-7881
1-800-365-2219
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.

NEI—National Eye Institute

31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
301-496-5248
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.

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