Vision Health and Research

  • VisionConnection​ is a one-stop, accessible online resource on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation for people who are partially sighted or blind, the professionals who work with them, the families and friends who support them - and anyone looking for the latest information on prevention, research and treatment.
  • The University of Ottawa Eye​ Institute is a world class facility recognized internationally for excellence in patient eye care, research and teaching in the field of ophthalmology.​
  • Since 1908, Prevent Blindness America​ has been the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization with the sole mission of preventing blindness and preserving sight.
  • MD Support​ offers free information and personal assistance for people dealing with macular degeneration and similar retinal diseases.​
  • LOVNET, the Low-Vision Network​ An Internet resource for researchers, clinicians, and others with an interest in low vision.
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness​ promotes and supports research directed to finding the cause, developing a treatment and ultimately a cure, for retinal degenerations.
  • Digital Journal of Ophthalmology​ offers a peer-reviewed ophthalmology journal on the World Wide Web
  • l'Association des Optométristes du Québec​ Le seul site d'informations en optométrie en francais en Amérique du Nord.
  • Eye Guide​ is dedicated to promoting eye care and covers various eye health guides. The site has hundreds of resourceful information pages, with independent guidelines and a very user-friendly layout and structure which is modern and designed to help worried people find the information they need easily. Information pages cover:· Eye Diseases e.g. macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye cancer.· Eye Conditions e.g. dry eye, cataract, conjunctivitis, snow blindness, eye floaters.· Eye Symptoms & Treatments e.g. myopia, hyperopia, laser surgery, cataract surgery.· Eye Care Information e.g. eye tests, smoking & supplements. Consult this web site with the goal of seeking professional advice from a physician. This web site is for informational purposes only.
  • CNIB conducts and supports research to advance knowledge in the field of vision health. We fund projects that focus on ways to cure, treat and prevent eye disease, and improve the quality of life for people living with vision loss. CNIB supports scientists so Canada can continue to do world-class medical research at the nation's foremost universities and health-care centres. CNIB also conducts its own applied research projects. Topics include needs assessments, quality of life issues, rehabilitation outcomes, and social policy. For more information visit CNIB or call toll-free 1-866-659-1843.​
  • The Canadian Association of Optometrists​ is a national member organization of 2,800 optometrists.
  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society​ is the national member association of medical eye doctors who provide comprehensive eye care.
  • The AMD Alliance International​ strives to bring knowledge, help and hope to individuals and families around the world affected by AMD. Our mission is accomplished through generating awareness and understanding of age-related macular degeneration, promoting the importance of education, early detection, knowledge of treatment and rehabilitation options and preserving vision and improving the quality of life of individuals affected by age-related macular degeneration. Information on early detection, timely treatment, comprehensive rehabilitation and support services, as well as new prevention suggestions have been provided on this website to help you.​

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