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Guía de Fuentes Adicionales para Degeneración Macular

American Academy of Ophthalmology

P.O. Box 7424

San Francisco, CA 94120-7424

1-415-561-8500

http://www.aao.org

http://www.geteyesmart.org

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the professional association of ophthalmologists (eye MDs). Ophthalmologists are specialized doctors licensed to provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical, and optical care. The Academy offers a variety of public services including information and help lines for vision problems related to glaucoma, diabetes, senior eyecare, and other vision problems.

American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)

P.O. Box 515

Northampton, MA 01061-0515

1-413-268-7660

http://www.macular.org

AMDF provides information on macular degeneration, Stargardt’s Disease, and related issues, such as health and nutrition tips, drugs, and depression. They also provide support and information on legal issues, vision aids, news, and a care and services directory.

Lighthouse International

111 East 59th St.

New York, NY 10022-1202

1-212-821-9200

http://www.lighthouse.org

Lighthouse International offers worldwide resources for vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. The resources include: courses, publications, a newsletter, guides to vision devices, and a wide variety of weblinks.

Macular Degeneration Foundation (MDF)

P.O. Box 531313

Henderson, NV 89053

1-888-633-3937

http://www.eyesight.org

MDF provides information on many types of macular degeneration and includes pictures, an eye test, glossary of terms, reports, research, a chat room, news, a newsletter, books, and tapes.

National Eye Institute (NEI)

2020 Vision Place

Bethesda, MD 20892-3655

1-301-496-5248

http://www.nei.nih.gov

NEI provides a wealth of information on eye diseases and disorders, vision care resources, news, materials, photos, images, videos, eye education programs, and information about clinical studies.

Ultima revisión May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD Last Updated: 5/20/2015