Online Resources for Patients
WebMD Eye Health Center — Eye health and safety information, with educational articles, videos and slideshows.
All About Vision — Information on eye health and vision correction options.
National Eye Institute — Health Information page includes A-Z Diseases and Disorders guide.
American Optometric Association — Information on caring for vision through all stages of life, from infancy to advanced age.
College of Optometrists in Vision Development — Information about vision and learning, including a Parent Resource Center and the latest research on vision therapy.
American Macular Degeneration Foundation — Information on prevention and treatment, with a time-lapse animation illustrating the central vision loss of a patient with macular degeneration.
Glaucoma Foundation — About Glaucoma page has a patient-friendly description of the disease.
Lighthouse International — Information, resources and products for patients living with vision loss, including computer help (resizing text, etc.).
American Foundation for the Blind — Learn about living with vision loss and order low-vision products.
EyeSmart — Eye health information from the American Academy of Ophthalmology including a Diseases & Conditions A to Z guide.
Think About Your Eyes — Learn why yearly comprehensive eye exams are necessary and set up an eye exam reminder via email or text message (as a backup to your Insight Eyecare reminders).
VisionAware – Help center for adults with vision loss, including how-to techniques and adaptations to increase independence and enhance quality of life.