Eyecare Resources

Get EyeSmart

The Get EyeSmart site provides MD-reviewed information about more than 50 diseases and conditions plus vision-correction information, tips on maintaining healthy vision, and more than 80 short videos.


EyeSmart Spanish Site

Spanish-speaking patients and physicians have a version of the EyeSmart® public-education website in their own language, OjosSanos.org. 


American Academy of Ophthalmology

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is the largest national membership medical association of ophthalmologists — medical doctors (MDs) specializing in eyecare and surgery including medical, surgical, and optical care.


National Eye Institute

The National Eye Institute (NEI) is one of the US National Institutes of Health and was established in 1968. The mission of the NEI is to prolong and protect the vision of the American people. The NEI conducts and performs research into treating and preventing diseases affecting the eyes and vision.


Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB), the largest local prevention of blindness agency in the United States, is dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by providing services, education, advocacy, and innovation.


EyeCare America – The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

EyeCare America is a public service foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology that seeks to help reduce avoidable blindness and severe visual impairment by raising awareness about eye disease and care, providing free eye health educational materials and facilitating access to medical eye care.


EyeWiki Eye Encyclopedia

EyeWiki, the Eye Encyclopedia written by eye physicians and surgeons, is a single site where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients, and the public can view an eye encyclopedia of content written by ophthalmologists and covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis, and treatment.


The Center for the Partially Sighted

Their mission is to provide the tools and techniques that maximize the ability of partially sighted children and adults to live successful and independent lives.


Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services including low vision care and rehabilitation, job development training, and employment for people of all ages who are visually impaired or blind to enable them to remain independent.


Lady Docs Corner Cafe

A website devoted to exercise, nutrition, wellness, inspiration, LIFE! They strive to present valid information in an easy-to-read format, written by a variety of health professionals, about topics of  their choice and yours. For more information please visit