Other Places To Get Help
|American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus|
|P.O. Box 193832|
|San Francisco, CA 94119-3832|
The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) provides information and encourages research on medical and surgical eye care for children and adults with strabismus.
|Eye Patch Club (Prevent Blindness America)|
|211 West Wacker Drive|
|Chicago, IL 60606|
Prevent Blindness America is a leading volunteer eye health and safety organization in the United States. It provides the general public and eye professionals with educational, community, and consumer services. Local affiliates exist in many states.
The Eye Patch Club is a special program that offers a newsletter, calendars, classroom guides, and other resources for families coping with a child's amblyopia treatment.
|P.O. Box 7424|
|San Francisco, CA 94120-7424|
EyeSmart is a public information Web site provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. It provides general information and brochures on eye conditions and diseases and low-vision resources and services.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health|
|31 Center Drive MSC 2510|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2510|
As part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the National Eye Institute provides information on eye diseases and vision research. Publications are available to the public at no charge. The Web site includes links to various information resources.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 24, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology