Online Ophthalmology Resources

While it's always best to consult your Ophthalmologist for information about your eye care, it's also helpful to educate yourself with the following academic and news related resources

American Academy of Ophthalmology

(Annual meeting information, career development assisstance, and an online education center)

The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

(Membership directory, annual meeting information, thesis guidelines, and full-text articles and theses)

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery/American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators

(Links to meeting information, an image library, and an online education series)

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

(Information on annual meetings, a career center, and links to ARVO abstracts)

National Association for the the Visually Handicapped

(Information on various eye diseases for regular individuals and sells several low-vision aids)

National Eye Institute

(Lists clinical trials, funding information, education information, and job opportunities)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

(full access to Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, statistical reports, guidelines for prevention and control of disease, injuries, and disabilities)

Digital Journal of Ophthalmology

(An online journal produced by the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.)

Eye Resources on the Internet

(Links to associations, journals, patient education resources, and support groups)

Vision Science Reference Database

(Database which includes citations and abstracts to articles from over 40 professional journals, many of them not indexed in PubMed)

Wills Eye Hospital

(Includes information about the hospital, medical staff, clinical departments, training programs, clinical trials, patient education, and journal holdings)

Wills Eye Hospital Glaucoma Foundation

(Resources for both physicians and patients)

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