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In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting eye care and vision health information. Because we are committed to improving the overall eye health of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other websites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
The following links provide some good general information on eye care and vision health.
Our Facebook page is where we post eyecare and office news, post eyecare advice pearls, and offer special deals for patients.
Excellent review of eyesight, eye problems, first aid for the eye, and other eye-related information.
This is where we store photographs taken during the eye exam. Photos are listed by number (given to you during your exam) to protect confidentiality and descriptions are given.
This is a blog maintained by Dr. Quaranta and other colleagues that highlights new studies that have come out in eyecare. The blog is intended for eyecare professionals and is written in "doctorspeak" but patients may benefit as well.
A guide to eye care, LASIK laser eye surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision, eye exams, computer vision syndrome, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye problems and diseases. Contains eye doctor Q&A’s, frequently asked questions, and much more.
An informative website offering a plethora of information to consumers interested in learning more about overall eye care health. Topics include everything from eye care, eye health, refractive surgery, eye conditions and diseases, choosing proper contacts, maintaining eye glasses, and much more.
The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Their main purpose is to develop public and professional education programs to help prevent blindness, reduce visual impairment, and increase awareness of services and devices that are available for people with low vision.
Below are some of the most recognized professional associations in the fields of ophthalmology and optometrics.
The American Optometric Association has over 34,000 members in 6,500 different U.S communities. They are the premier authority in the optometric profession leading the way in improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care everywhere.
Other health related websites of interest on the Web.
The world's leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.