Informational Links

If you would like to learn more about eye diseases and eye care, the following websites are excellent sources of information.


American Academy of Ophthalmology provides information about your own risk of developing eye disease, and the risks that could be faced by your family.

http://www.geteyesmart.org/

The National Eye Institute site, produced in conjunction with the U.S. National Institutes of Health, is devoted specifically to eye care. The web site contains information about cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and many other topics.

http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/

Allaboutvision.com, created by ophthalmologists, contains good descriptions of eye conditions, anatomy, and surgical procedures.

http://www.allaboutvision.com/

The Glaucoma Foundation web site describes the medical condition of glaucoma and provides answers to frequently asked questions. Topics include diagnosis, types of glaucoma, surgeries, and lifestyle suggestions. http://www.glaucomafoundation.org/about_glaucoma.htm

A web site created by the Macular Degeneration Partnership describes macular degeneration and ways to reduce risk factors for it.

http://www.amd.org/site/PageServer?pagename=What_Is_AMD

 

Check out eMedicine for further information on numerous eye conditions.

http://www.emedicine.com/oph/contents.htm

 

More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/


Healthy Eyes Washington. Your source for total visual health care needs for every stage of life. Find an eye doctor in Washington state and find out how to keep your eyes healthy.

http://www.waeps.org/