All About Vision - A guide to eyeglasses, frames, lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, LASIK, refractive surgery, sports vision, low vision, eye safety, other vision conditions and vision correction options.
Ben Vision Research - Develops and commercializes diagnostic technology for eye doctors and enhancement products for partially sighted individuals.
Beyond 20/20 Vision - Discover natural ways to improve your vision and decrease your dependency on eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye medications, all without corrective surgery.
Blind Readers Page - A guide to sources of information in alternative formats (braille, recorded cassettes, large print, e-texts, web audio) accessible by people with print disabilities - those with visual and physical handicaps as well as dyslexia. It is also a guide to information about blindness, visual handicaps and other physical handicaps (with a special focus on Wisconsin resources).
Wet Macular Degeneration - There are two basic types of macular degeneration: "wet" and "dry." Approximately 10-15% of the cases of macular degeneration are the "wet" (exudative) type.
Medical Blind Union - The internationally recognized organization, representing the 285 million blind and partially sighted persons in 190 member countries. The voice of the blind, speaking to governments and international bodies on issues concerning blindness and visual impairments in conjunction with its members.
National Eye Institute (NEI) - As part of the U.S. federal government's National Institutes of Health, the NEIs mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind. Also see Resources page for help in finding low vision specialists, services and other information.
Viteyes - Formula eye vitamins for ocular nutrition and eye health.
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