Health Information > Vision Impairment and Blindness

Anatomy/Physiology

- Diagram of the Eye - National Eye Institute
- Normal Eye Anatomy - National Eye Institute

Children

- Your Child's Vision - Nemours Foundation
- What Is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist? - American Academy of Pediatrics
- "Vision Impairment" Quest - National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
- Signs of Possible Eye Trouble in Children - Prevent Blindness America

Clinical Trials

- ClinicalTrials.gov: Blindness - National Institutes of Health
- ClinicalTrials.gov: Vision Disorders - National Institutes of Health
- ClinicalTrials.gov: Vision, Low - National Institutes of Health
- Clinical Trials in Vision Research - National Eye Institute

Coping

- Adjustment Process - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Living with Low Vision? Take These 10 Steps to Hel - Prevent Blindness America

Diagnosis/Symptoms

- Do You Have Low Vision? - National Eye Institute
- Signs of Eye Problems in Adults - Prevent Blindness America

Directories

- Find an Eye M.D. - American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Dog Guide Schools in the United States - American Foundation for the Blind
- State Libraries for Persons with Print Disabilitie - American Foundation for the Blind
- Resources and Information for Parents about Braill - American Foundation for the Blind
- Directory of Services for Blind and Visually Impai - American Foundation for the Blind
- Financial Aid for Eye Care - National Eye Institute
- Finding an Eye Care Professional - National Eye Institute
- Eye Health Organizations Database - National Eye Institute

Disease Management

- Maintaining Quality of Life with Low Vision - American Occupational Therapy Association
- Getting the Most Out of Your Low Vision Experience - Foundation Fighting Blindness

Genetics

- Genetics Home Reference: Alström synd - National Library of Medicine

Law and Policy

- Know Your Employment Rights: State Vocational Reha - American Foundation for the Blind
- Consuming Interest: A Guide to Titles II and III - American Foundation for the Blind
- Social Security: If You Are Blind Or Have Low Visi - Social Security Administration

National Institutes of Health

- Low Vision - National Eye Institute
- Frequently Asked Questions about Low Vision - National Eye Institute
- Questions to Ask about Low Vision - National Eye Institute
- What You Should Know about Low Vision - National Eye Institute

Organizations

- American Foundation for the Blind -
- American Optometric Association -
- Foundation Fighting Blindness -
- National Eye Institute -
- Prevent Blindness America -

Overviews

- Vision Impairment - National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Pictures/Diagrams

- Eye Examinations - National Eye Institute
- Low Vision Devices - National Eye Institute
- Eye Disease Simulations - National Eye Institute
- Impairments to Vision - National Weather Service
- Low Vision Simulations - National Weather Service

Prevention/Screening

- Ergonomics Approach to Avoiding Workplace Injury - American Industrial Hygiene Association
- Getting an Eye Exam: What to Expect - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Healthy Vision - American Academy of Ophthalmology
- How Often to Have an Eye Exam - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Related Issues

- What Is Braille? - American Foundation for the Blind
- Organizing the Kitchen - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Going to a Low Vision Center - What You Should Kno - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Watching TV with Low Vision - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Tips for (Vision-Impaired) Travelers - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Sensitivity to People with Partial Eyesight - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Coping with Changing Technology - Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Frequently Asked Questions about FCC Provisions fo - Federal Communications Commission
- JAMA Patient Page:Causes of Visual Impairment - American Medical Association
- Checklist for Your Eye Doctor Appointment - Prevent Blindness America
- Common Eye Myths - Prevent Blindness America
- Fire Safety for the Visually Impaired - United States Fire Administration

Research

- Statement on the Prevalence of Visual Impairment a - National Eye Institute
- U.S. Latinos Have High Rates of Eye Disease and Vi - National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Eye Institute

Seniors

- Saving Your Sight--Early Detection Is Critical - Food and Drug Administration
- Slide Show: Vision Problems as You Age - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Specific Conditions

- Onchocerciasis (River Blindness) - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statistics

- Blindness Statistics - American Foundation for the Blind
- Vision Problems in the U.S. - National Eye Institute

Teenagers

- Visual Impairment - Nemours Foundation
- Blindness Awareness - Dept. of Health and Human Services