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Resource Guide for Cataracts

  • Rick Alan
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Resource Guide for Cataracts

American Academy of Ophthalmology

655 Beach St.

San Francisco, CA 94109

PO Box 7424

San Francisco, CA 94120-7424



The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of ophthalmologists—the only type of physician who performs cataract surgery. This site includes information on a number of eye diseases. It also includes the latest news on eye diseases.

American Optometric Association

243 North Lindbergh Boulevard,

St. Louis, MO 63141-7881


1505 Prince Street

Suite 300

Alexandria, VA 22314-2874



The American Optometric Association seeks to advance the availability and accessibility of quality eye, vision, and related health care. The Association supports a year-round program to educate Americans about their vision and eye health and encourages people to take steps to preserve and protect their vision.

NEI—National Eye Institute

31 Center Drive MSC 2510

Bethesda, MD 20892-2510



The NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health. It is the Federal government’s principal agency for conducting and supporting vision research. Their website provides information for patients and healthcare professionals.


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This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.