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Resource Guide for Cataracts

  • Address:

    Headquarters

    PO Box 7424

    San Francisco, CA 94120-7424

  • Phone:

    1-415-561-8500

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.aao.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of ophthalmologists—the only type of physician who performs cataract surgery. This site includes information on a number of eye diseases. It also includes the latest news on eye diseases.

  • Address:

    243 North Lindbergh Boulevard, Floor 1

    St. Louis, MO 63141-7881

  • Phone:

    1-800-365-2219

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.aoa.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The American Optometric Association seeks to advance the availability and accessibility of quality eye, vision, and related health care. The Association supports a year-round program to educate Americans about their vision and eye health and encourages people to take steps to preserve and protect their vision.

  • Address:

    31 Center Drive MSC 2510

    Bethesda, MD 20892-2510

  • Phone:

    1-301-496-5248

  • Internet Address:

    https://nei.nih.gov

  • Description of services provided:

    The NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health. It is the Federal government’s principal agency for conducting and supporting vision research. Their website provides information for patients and healthcare professionals.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Parkridge Health System does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.