In addition to my own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting eye care and vision health information. Because I am committed to improving the overall eye health of my patients, I am providing the following selection of links to other websites you might find interesting and informative. I have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send me an email, as I am always looking for good resources to pass along to my valued patients and visitors to my website. I hope you find these sites helpful.
Below are some of the most recognized professional associations in the field of ophthalmology.
The Royal College is the guardian of excellence in the practice of ophthalmology in the United Kingdom. It champions quality in the care delivered to patients, through the setting of professional standards and through education and training.
The ISRS websites has a wealth of reources on refractive surgery. This is the leading society that remains dedicated to refractive surgery with a well-deserved reputation as a meaningful and ethical representative of refractive surgery around the world.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest membership association of eye doctors with over 7,000 members internationally. The website provides an in-depth look at eye care health, while providing their membership with ongoing learning and support.
Eye and Vision Health
The following links provide some good general information on eye care and vision health.
A guide to eye care, LASIK laser eye surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision, eye exams, computer vision syndrome, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye problems and diseases. Contains eye doctor Q&A’s, frequently asked questions, and much more.
The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Their main purpose is to develop public and professional education programs to help prevent blindness, reduce visual impairment, and increase awareness of services and devices that are available for people with low vision.
Other health related websites of interest on the Web.
Healthcentral.com.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, the ability to find symptoms and treatments. Also drug information with side effects and interactions.
Features daily health news on a variety of useful topics. Includes some health information sorted by gender, age, and race.
The world's leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.