Using Resources to Enhance Vision, Hearing and Individual Growth SERVICES: To help people afflicted with sight and hearing impairments. Our mission is to restore these senses whenever possible through competent medical care. The LIONS SIGHT & HEARING FOUNDATION was formed in 1974 to carry out Helen Keller’s challenge to be “Knights of the Blind.”
The National Eye Institute site, produced in conjunction with the U.S. National Institutes of Health, is devoted specifically to eye care. Includes a patient information library, photos and illustrations, low-vision information, news and events, clinical studies and current research, and patient information in Spanish.
Contains roughly 10 eye care-related topics from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Produced by the Macular Degeneration Foundation, this site is specifically devoted to providing information regarding age-related macular degeneration and low vision. Includes information regarding adult and juvenile AMD, an AMD pictorial, FAQs, glossary of eye terms, reports and research on AMD, news updates and a free newsletter.
Comprehensive site devoted specifically to the causes and treatments of glaucoma. Provides latest updates on glaucoma and glaucoma research, free newsletters from the Glaucoma Foundation, glaucoma-related news features and support group information.
Provides basic information and FAQs regarding age-related macular degeneration. Features monthly newsletters regarding updates and research on AMD.
Produced by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, this site specifically provides information on retinal degenerative diseases, including causes, current treatments and research and support resources.
Founded by Lighthouse International and produced in conjunction with the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB), this is an accessible, interactive global Internet portal for people who are partially sighted or blind, the professionals who work with them, and people who support them. The site features the latest information on vision impairment, its prevention and vision rehabilitation.