Eye Diseases

NIH National Eye Institute - NEI

The National Eye Institute (NEI), established in 1968, has primary responsibility within the National Institutes of Health for supporting and conducting research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of eye diseases. In addition, the NEI encourages the application of research findings to clinical practice, heightens public awareness of eye and vision problems, and cooperates with voluntary organizations that engage in related activities. The NEI coordinates the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP), a Federal effort to prevent vision loss by encouraging early diagnosis and timely treatment of eye diseases.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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Macula Vision Research Foundation

The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) is dedicated to finding a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. Along with funding research, MVRF provides outreach and education to people with low vision.

Review Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

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University Healthcare Hospitals and Clinics

University Healthcare and the University of Utah offer numerous patient education resources in both English and Spanish to patients and their families.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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