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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Information for Patients
    This pamphlet is designed to help people with age-related macular degeneration better understand the disease. It describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of age-related macular degener... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Aging and Your Eyes
    Also available in: Spanish
    Age can bring changes that affect your eyesight. But regular eye exams can help. With early detection, many eye problems can be treated and your risk of vision loss reduced. ... Details >
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
    American Council of the Blind - Affiliated Organizations
    The American Council of the Blind (ACB), the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people, offers contact information on state, regional, and special-interest organiz... Details >
    American Council of the Blind
    Are You at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?
    AMD is a common eye disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driv... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?
    Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises, leading to vision loss - or even blindness.This brochure is about open-angle glaucoma, the most common form ... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Cataract: Information for Patients
    This pamphlet has been written to help people with cataracts better understand the condition. It describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of cataracts... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Children's Eye Problems
    Online information on eye problems that specifically affect children. Some of these include amblyopia "lazy eye", stabismus, hyperopia (Farsightedness), and color blindness.... Details >
    Prevent Blindness America
    Clinical Trials Supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI)
    This interactive, searchable clinical trial database provides detailed information on ongoing and completed clinical trials supported and conducted by the NEI since 1970. This site is designed for pa... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Cortical Visual Impairment
    Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a temporary or permanent visual impairment caused by the disturbance of the posterior visual pathways and/or the occipital lobes of the brain.... Details >
    Blind Children's Fund
    Do You Have Low Vision? Take This Quiz and Find Out
    Also available in: Spanish
    Taking this online quiz could help you recognize early warning signs of eye disease and make a decision to see your eye care professional as soon as possible for a diagnosis.... Details >
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
    Organizations
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    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    American Council of the Blind
    American Diabetes Association
    American Foundation for the Blind
    American Health Assistance Foundation
    American Optometric Association
    Association for Macular Diseases
    Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
    Blind Children's Fund
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