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The National Eye Institute, a division of the U.S. National Institutes for Health

NEI @ NIH

NEI @ NIH en Español

The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. As one of the Federal government's National Institutes of Health (NIH), the NEI conducts and supports research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other disorders of vision. This research leads to sight-saving treatments, reduces visual impairment and blindness, and improves the quality of life for people of all ages. NEI-supported research has advanced our knowledge of how the visual system functions in health and disease. (Courtesy of NEI)

American Optometric Association's "Diseases of the Eye" resource page.

American Optometric Association

Here the AOA has provided some very general information about many different eye diseases.

Low Vision Services

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

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