These links offer additional information regarding all forms of eye conditions, support organizations, research information, facilities for treatment and other aids to help you to learn some of the resources available to care for your eyes.
State of Alabama Visitor Information – www.alabama.travel
American Academy of Ophthalmology – www.aao.org
A website dedicated to educating people about eye diseases and conditions and the preservation of eye health. Created and maintained by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Choose the “For Patients and The Public” link.
American Diabetes Association – http://www.diabetes.org/
A resource of endless timely information for a health lifestyle and connections to the diabetic community.
Best Doctors – www.bestdoctors.com
Independent physician database “based on an exhaustive, annual peer-review-based evaluation of the medical profession.”
CDC National Center for Injury Violence Prevention and Control – www.cdc.gov/injury/
The Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education – www.helenkellerfoundation.org
Post Office Box 55687, Birmingham, AL 35255
National Eye Institute – www.nei.nih.gov
Reputable up-to-date information on eye diseases and treatments. Information regarding investigational studies of new treatments or medications is provided on this site at the Clinical Trials link. Additional resources for investigational research studies may also be found at www.clinicaltrials.gov or www.acurian.com
National Library of Medicine (PubMed) – www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Online Library of medical publications.
Medscape Search Tool – www.medscape.com/ophthalmology
Ophthalmology News from Medscape Medical News, Reuters and more.
NORD The National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. – www.rarediseases.org
P.O. Box 8923, New Fairfield, CT 06812-8923
Phone: 203.746.6518 | Fax: 203.746.6481 | Toll-Free: 800.999.6673
The OASIS Program – Alabama Department of REHABILITATION SERVICES
The Older Alabamians System of Information and Services program, known as OASIS, is a federally funded program designed to assist individuals age 55 and older who are blind or visually impaired in living more independently in their homes and communities.
Prevent Blindness America – http://preventblindness.org/
Authoritative source of current eye health news and advocacy programs.
Retina Specialists of West Alabama – www.rswaretina.com
Free Translation Online – www.abctranslations.com/free-translation/default.aspx
Professional document translators are available in over 100 languages. Native translators are chosen for their linguistic and subject matter expertise.
UAB Department of Ophthalmology – www.uab.edu/medicine/eyedoc
The UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation – www.uab.edu/optometry/research/center-for-low-vision-rehablitation
State of the art care is provided for persons with vision impairment not correctable with glasses, contact lenses, or other treatments
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital – www.uabmedicine.org/eye
Vision Related Support Groups – www.lowvision.org/disease.htm
Various eye disorders and related support group listings
Visual Acuity Testing Online – www.freevisiontest.com/tests.php
Vision Care – http://www.centrasight.com/
If you have been diagnosed with End-Stage AMD, the telescope implant used in the CentraSight treatment program could improve your vision. To find out if you may be a candidate for the CentraSight treatment program, please fill out the Candidacy Guide Form.
Phone: 1-877-99-SIGHT (1-877-997-4448)
Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. – http://www.2-sight.eu/en/home-en
The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”) is an approved device intended to restore some functional vision for people suffering from Retinitis Pimentosa blindness.
Customer Service: +1 (818) 833-5060 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Patients & Families)