The following are valuable eye research and ocular health resources
National Eye Institute
One of the arms of the United States Government’s National Institutes of Health, the NEI conducts research on glaucoma, cataracts, retinal and macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and more. Patients may enlist in ongoing clinical trials.
American Academy of Ophthalmology
The largest governing body of 30,000 eye physicians worldwide, the American Academy of Ophthalmology provides the latest educational objectives to its members as well as devoting signficant resources to improving overall eye health
Research to Prevent Blindness
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is the leading non-government supporter of eye research directed at the prevention, treatment or eradication of all diseases that threaten vision.
The National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.