List of associations
List of associations and eye health organizations
AMD Alliance International
AMD Alliance International strives to bring knowledge, help and hope to individuals and families around the world affected by AMD.
National Eye Institute
The National Eye Institute’s mission is to “conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind.”
Glaucoma Research Foundation
The Glaucoma Research Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma.
American Foundation for the Blind
The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
Contact details : AFB Headquarters 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102 New York, NY 10121 - Tel: (212) 502-7600
Foundation Fighting Blindness
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
American Optometric Association
The American Optometric Association represents approximately 39,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Optometrists serve patients in nearly 6,500 communities across the country, and in 3,500 of those communities are the only eye doctors. Doctors of optometry provide two-thirds of all primary eye care in the United States.
Contact details : American Optometric Association 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Flr. 1 St. Louis, MO 63141-7881 - (800) 365-2219
Unite for Sight
Unite For Sight supports eye clinics worldwide by investing human and financial resources in their social ventures to eliminate patient barriers to eye care.