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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR)
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
American Board of Ophthalmology – The American Board of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
Audio-Digest Foundation (Audio CME) – Provides continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) materials on audio tape.
Australian National University Centre for Visual Sciences – Academic facility engaged in understanding vision at the retinal, cortical, oculomotor, computational, developmental, and pharmacological levels.
Baylor College of Medicine – Department of Ophthalmology – Description of acdemic department,services, faculty and related programs.
BioMedNet – You must sign in as a guest. In the publications area, you will find Current Opinion on Ophthalmology journal. Many articles available.
Boston Foundation for Sight – Non-profit institution dedicated to restoring sight to damaged corneas.
Caere/OmniForm – Electronic Forms Software Vendor
California Academy of Ophthalmology
Center for Visual Science – University of Rochester – Center for Visual Science (CVS) promotes research on the visual system by bringing together scientists from a variety of disciplines. Includes information on CVS and programs.
Centers for Disease Control
Columbia University – Center for Retinal Research – Information on collaborative retinal research projects such as RPE transplantation.
Dana Brainweb: Great Sites for Information on Brain Diseases and Disorders – Information on Brain Diseases and Disorders
Dean A. McGee Eye Institute – Provider of patient care and a center for vision research. Home to the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma
Emory University – Provides links to resources for clinicians and researchers.
European Association for the Study of Diabetic Eye Complications
Eye Bank Association of America – Information and resources about eye donation and corneal transplantation
Eye Clinic at Arkansas Children’s Hospital – University of Arkansas – Information on Eye Clinic. Includes “Patient Picture Gallery,” and information on Children’s Eye Research Foundation.
Eye Surgery Simulator – Georgia Institute of Technology – Information on VR eye surgery simulator being co-developed by Georgia Tech and Medical College of Georgia, Dept. of Ophthalmology.
Food and Drug Administration
German Ophthalmological Society – Bilingual German/English
German Speaking Society for Intraocular Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgery – Information on Society and patient Information (in German ONLY)
Glaucoma Service and Foundation at Wills Eye Hospital – Valuable resources about glaucoma for phyicians and patients
Global Health Network
Goteborg University (Sweden) – Dept. of Ophthalmology (English and Swedish) – Information on department and related research (in English and Swedish)
Harvard University_Virtual Library -Biomedicine Index
Health Sciences Societies and Organizations (MedWeb Index)
Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany) – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Faculty and staff listings, case demonstrations in German, list of German and international symposia.
Immunet – a non-profit AIDS service organization designed for AIDS/HIV caregivers.
Indiana University School of Optometry – Information on IU optometry program, faculty,continuing education and other vision resources.
International Society of Ocular Toxicology
Internet Ophthalmology – University of Buffalo Dept. of Ophthalmology – Includes Ophthalmology Review Journal, OPHTHAL (Ophthalmology e-mail discussion group), OOSNA-L (Orbital and Oculoplastics Society of North America e-mail list), and listing of department’s faculty.
Japanese College of Veterinary and Comparative – Information on JCVCO and related Japanese Societies and meetings.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Research and Training in Hearing and Balance – Center performs basic and clinical research on auditory and vestibular function in normal subjects, in Patients with hearing and balance disorders, and on rehabilitation. Links to other auditory, vestibular and oculomotor resources.
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)
Kellogg Eye Center – University of Michigan – Information on Eye Center, faculty listings, programs and continuing medical education.
LOWVIS – – Open forum for discussion between low-vision rehabilitation professionals and adaptive technologists. Mail to: and type in the body:SUBscribe LOWVIS . Open and Moderated.
LensNet – lens and cataract research – ARVO related
Louisiana State University Eye Center – Information on LSU Eye Center and related research.
Macular Degeneration Partnership – A coalition of patients, families, and professionals. The website provides information about age-related macular degeneration.
Macular Degeneration Research – University of Connecticut Health Center – Department of Pharmacology, Program in Neuroscience
Mayo Clinic
McGill University (Canada) – Dept. of Medical Informatics – Ophthalmology Dept. – Interactive tutorials on cataract surgery. Movies on IOL and peritomy.
MedWeb – Index of Medical Related Information
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) – National association for practice administrators
Medical Matrix – Index to Medical Resources
Medical Trends – Various resources for healthcare professionals. Continuing Medical Education, medical news, research, hyperlinks database on health web sites and more. – Database of world-wide medical conferences
Medline – Free PubMed and Internet Grateful Med
Melbourne University (Australia) – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on department, public information and links to vision research in Australia. Link to shared library of RVEEH/RACO.
Midwest Eye Societies – Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, & Wisconsin societies
Mie School of Medicine (Japan) – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on department. Posters from 1995 Internet Symposia in Ophthalmology. Questionnaire on refractive surgery for 1996 Centennial Meeting of Japanese Ophthalmology Society.
Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
Modeling the Human Eye and Orbit – University of Illinois/Chicago – VR-based exploration of anatomical databases. Focus of project is on training ophthalmology residents on required surgical steps to correct a variety of retinal defects.
Moorfields Eye Hospital – Postgraduate teaching hospital and an international centre for ophthalmic care. Includes details about research and upcoming training courses.
Multimedia Medical Reference Library
NASA Vision Science
National Eye Institute
National Keratoconus Foundation
National Library of Medicine
Neuroscience Web Search – Search Engine devoted entirely to neuroscience
Neuroscion – Neuroscience Journals Online
New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
Ocular Immunology and Inflammation – journal entirely devoted to the field of ocular immunology, immunopathology and inflammation.
Ophthalmic Pathology – University of Utah – Images related to ophthalmic pathology.
Ophthalmic Research Laboratories – Cedars-Sinai Hospital – Information on CSH research laboratories (Virology, Refractive Surgery, Exracellular Matrix) and link to National Keratoconus Foundation.
Ophthalmological Society of Egypt – OSE
Ophthalmology Online – largest German-speaking online service for ophthalmologists.
Ophthalmology Supersight – Abstracts and Table of Contents from several ophthalmic journals.
Radiological Society of North America
Retinal Microcircuitry Lab – University of Pennsylvania Medical Center – Information on Lab’s staff and projects.
Review of Ophthalmology
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Scheie Eye Institute – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine – Dept. of Ophthalmology
Schepens Eye Research Center – Harvard University – Information on SERC, including cataract fact sheet for patients.
Shiley Eye Center – University of California/San Diego – Information on Eye Center. Center also maintains listservers for pediatric ophthalmology, cornea, corneal topography and refractive surgery, retinal diseases and retinal imaging, and glaucoma.
Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute – Information on Research Institute.
Stanford Vision and Imaging Science – Information on imaging and vision science.
State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse – Vision Care and Research Centers.
Texas Ophthalmological Association
Texas Tech University Health Sciences – Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – Information on department and related research. Also includes Digital Grand Rounds.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness – Retina donor program and national registry, research and more.
Tissue Banks International (TBI) – Since 1962, a non-profit, non-governmental organization providing safe, high quality corneas and other human allograft tissue for ophthalmic procedures to surgeons.
Townsend Frew & Co., L.L.C.
University of California/Irvine – Vision Research – Faculty and post doctoral research listings. Information on training programs., research projects and groups. Facts and figures related to visual and cognitive science.
University of Illinois/Chicago – Dept. of Ophthalmology – UIC Eye Center – List of department faculty. Also inlcudes.
University of Iowa – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on department, programs and faculty. Listings and information on related laboratories and services. Listings of clinical conferences and a “Guide to Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
University of Iowa – Virtual Hospital – Continously updated digital health sciences library. Provides distance learning to practicing physicians and other health care professionals, and information to the public on a variety of health care issues.
University of Melbourne (Australia) – Dept. of Optometry – Information on the Dept. of Optometry and Visual Sciences, Victoria College of Optometry, Melbourne Optometry Clinic and the National Vision Research Institute.
University of Minnesota – Dept. of Physiology – Retina and Vision – Information on faculty and related research.
University of Oklahoma – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on department, faculty, Dean A.McGee Eye Institute, webED, and Molecular Pathogenesis of Eye Infection Research (MPEIR) Center.
University of Pisa (Italy) – La Clinica Oculistica Virtuale – Information on Institute of Ophthalmology, the Internet Ophthalmology Society (IOS), lists of Italian and international ophthalmology conferences and symposia, and patient information and newsgroups (English and Italian).
University of Pittsburgh – Dept. of Ophthalmology – List of department residents and link to Ophthalmic Photographers Society (OPS) home page.
University of Western Ontario – Department of Ophthalmology
University of Wisconsin Medical School – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on departments and programs. Links to research resources on the Web.
University of Zurich – Vestibulo-Oculomotor Laboratory – Dept. of Neurology – Information on V-O Lab, staff and publications.
Varilux® Presbyopia Forum – A place for information, discussion and interaction with all presbyopia professionals.
Virginia Society of Ophthalmology
Virtual Hospital – Dept. of Ophthalmology
Vision Care and Research Centers – State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse
Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Washington University – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on department, faculty and laboratories.
West Suffolk Hospital Department of Ophthalmology UK – information regarding the department and a staff,guidebook for staff and a resource centre under development.
Wills Eye Hospital (Wills Web) – Thomas Jefferson University – Dept. of Ophthalmology – Information on Eye Hospital, continuing medical education and conferences.
Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins University – Information on Eye Institute, research (i.e.,MPEG movies on Retina) and glaucoma FAQ for patients.
Working Group on Ophthalmic Standards
Yale University School of Medicine – Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – Information on Yale Vision Research Center Visual Science Training Program, Visual Neuroscience Program and Glaucoma Program..