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Eye Health Resources

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
(The institute supports research on eye disease and the visual system. NEI can send you free brochures on eye disorders)
2020 Vision Place
Beheads, MD 20892-3655
Phone: 301.496.5248.

The American Foundation for the Blind
(The foundation will send a list of its free publications on vision)
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 800.232.5463

The American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
Phone: 415.561.8500

The American Optometric Association
(The association will provide free information to the public about vision and eye care.)
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 800.365.2219

The Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Aging
The center serves as a national clearinghouse for information on vision and aging)
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022-1202
Phone: 800.829.0500

The National Association for the Visually Handicapped
(The association is a voluntary health agency working with people who can partially see)
22 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212.889.3141

The National Library Service for the Blind and Visually Handicapped
(Provider of free library services to people with vision problems. Offers Braille and large-print materials, recorded books, and other periodicals.
1291 Taylor Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011
Phone: 1.888.NLS.READ (1.888.657.7323)

The Glaucoma Research Foundation
251 Post Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415.986.3162; Toll-free: 800.826.6693

Macular Degeneration Foundation
PO Box 531313
Henderson, NV 89053
Phone: 888.633.3937

American Diabetes Association
Attn: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
800.DIABETES (800.342.2383)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
26 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 1.800.533.CURE (2873)

Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 1.800.331.2020

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