In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting eye care and vision health information. Because we are committed to improving the overall eye health of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other websites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
The following links are useful to learn more about the different procedures available for those who wish to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contact lenses.
VISX is the industry leader in laser vision correction. Visit this website for further information on this amazing company that is responsible for changing the lives of literally millions of people.
For information on the Crystalens, visit this website. It is loaded with excellent articles, videos, testimonials and other usefull information.
This is a fantastic site to learn more about NearVision CK, the simple, painless, quick, in-office procedure that helps people to see better up close.
Follow this link to learn more about the Staar Visian ICL, the amazing new implantable contact lens that can correct up to 16 diopters of nearsightedness.
The ReZoom IOL is made by Advanced Medical Optics, and, like the Crystalens and ReSTOR, provides cataract patients with increased depth of field without glasses.
If you want to learn more about Alcon's Apodized Diffractive ReSTOR lens, which can enable you to see clearly far away and up close, without glasses, this is the site you want to visit.
To find out more if Intacs Intrastromal corneal ring segments might be the best option for you, follow this link.
Eye and Vision Health
The following links provide some good general information on eye care and vision health.
A guide to eye care, LASIK laser eye surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision, eye exams, computer vision syndrome, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye problems and diseases. Contains eye doctor Q&A’s, frequently asked questions, and much more.
An informative website offering a plethora of information to consumers interested in learning more about overall eye care health. Topics include everything from eye care, eye health, refractive surgery, eye conditions and diseases, choosing proper contacts, maintaining eye glasses, and much more.
The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Their main purpose is to develop public and professional education programs to help prevent blindness, reduce visual impairment, and increase awareness of services and devices that are available for people with low vision.
Below are some of the most recognized professional associations in the fields of ophthalmology and optometrics.
The ABO is an independent, non profit organization founded in 1916. This organization is responsible for the certification and continual learning for ophthalmic practices across the country.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye MDs with over 7,000 members internationally. The website provides an in-depth look at eye care health, while providing their membership with ongoing learning and support.
Other health related websites of interest on the Web.
Healthcentral.com.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, the ability to find symptoms and treatments. Also drug information with side effects and interactions.
Features daily health news on a variety of useful topics. Includes some health information sorted by gender, age, and race.
The world's leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.