Resources

Blindness and Low Vision

Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2: www.areds2.org

All About Vision: www.allaboutvision.com

Center for Vision Research: www.cvr.org.au

European Blind Union: www.euroblind.org

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness: www.iapb.org

International Council of Ophthalmology: www.icoph.org

Light for the World: www.light-for-the-world.org

Lighthouse International: www.lighthouse.org

Lions Clubs International: www.lionsclubs.org

National Eye Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health: www.nei.nih.gov

World Council of Optometry: www.worldoptometry.org

World Health Organization on Prevention of Blindness and Visual Impairment: www.who.int/blindness

 

Dietary Recommendations

European Food Safety Association: www.efsa.europa.eu

World Health Organization Global Strategy for Diet, Physical Activity and Health: http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/diet/en/

United States Dietary Guidelines for Americans: www.dietaryguidelines.gov

 

Research

Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group. Lutein+ Zeaxanthin and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2013;309(19):2005-2015. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1684847

World Health Organization Global Data on Visual Impairments 2010 http://www.who.int/blindness/GLOBALDATAFINALforweb.pdf?ua=1

World Health Organization Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness : action plan 2006-2011 http://www.who.int/blindness/Vision2020_report.pdf