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Resource Guide for Cataracts

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Headquarters

PO Box 7424

San Francisco, CA 94120-7424

415-561-8500

https://www.aao.org

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.

American Optometric Association

243 North Lindbergh Boulevard,

Floor 1

St. Louis, MO 63141-7881

1-800-365-2219

https://www.aoa.org

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.

NEI—National Eye Institute

31 Center Drive MSC 2510

Bethesda, MD 20892-2510

301-496-5248

https://www.nei.nih.gov

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.

Last reviewed September 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 9/22/2017