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American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8500
Eye disease, health and safety information from physicians.

American Council of the Blind
1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1004
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 424-8666
(202) 467-5081
Eye disease, legislative and advocacy. FREE magazine.

American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) 232-3472
Diabetes research. Health care, testing, local services.

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, New York 10001
(800) 232-5463
(212) 502-7661
Information and resource links.

American Optometric Association
243 Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 991-4100
Low Vision: (800) 365-2219 x225
Low vision specialists. Health tips. Education and resources.

American Printing House for the Blind
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206
(800) 223-1839
(502) 895-2405
Educational and daily living products for visually impaired.

Associated Services for the Blind
919 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 627-0600
Counseling, life skills education. Recorded periodicals, Braille and large print products. Local outreach programs.

Association for Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
4600 Duke Street, Suite 430
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 823-9690
Programs, services, products.

Association for Macular Diseases, Inc.
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 605-3719
Macular/retinal disease info. Newsletter and seminars.

Blinded Veterans Association
477 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 669-7079
(202) 371-8880
Promotes welfare of blinded veterans and offers support and encouragement. Membership not required.

Foundation for Glaucoma Research
200 Pine Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94104
(800) 826-6693
(415) 986-3162
Glaucoma news and links.

National Association for Parents and Children with Visual Impairments
P.O. Box 317
Watertown, MA 02471
(800) 562-6265
Workshops, conferences, support, publications, referrals.

National Eye Institute
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
(301) 496-5248
Eye disease information and latest research.

National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314
Resources, products, and FREE talking newspaper service.

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
P.O. Box 959
E. Hampstead, NH 03826-0959
(215) 545-2322
(800) 473-2310
Resources, information, and links.

Pearle Vision Foundation
Pearle Vision Foundation (PVF) is a non-profit organization that was established in 1986 by Pearle Vision. The foundation awards grants to organizations that provide vision care services to individuals in financial hardship. You can apply for assistance online or call (972) 277-6191 to have an application mailed to you.

Prevent Blindness America
500 East Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(800) 221-3004
Eye health education, research, and community programs.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
Executive Plaza One
Suite 800, 11250 McCormick Rd.
Huntvalley, MD 21031
(888) 394-3937
Eye disease information, new breakthroughs and research.

The Lighthouse International
111 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
(800) 334-5497
Products, publications, research, education, and rehabilitation.

The Macular Degeneration Partnership
6222 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 423-6466
Electronic newsletter, alternative medicines, treatment updates.

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013-1354
(888) 245-9333
(212) 625-1616
Rehabilitation and social services.

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