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)

31 Center Drive, MSC 2510

Bethesda, 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)

2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102

New York, NY 10121

Phone: 212.502.7600

The American Academy of Ophthalmology

655 Beach Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

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 Guild Vision + Health

(The center serves as a national clearinghouse for information on vision and aging )

15 West 65th Street

New York, NY 10023

Phone: 800.284.4422

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 20542

Phone: 800.4248567 or 202.707.5100

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

2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22202

800.DIABETES (800.342.2383)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

26 Broadway, 14th floor

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

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 11/11/2016.

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