Numerous websites are designed to raise awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD), some sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI), others by disease-specific foundations, and others by industry. Here is a basic overview of the websites and what can be found on them.
Other useful websites
Although February is deemed “AMD Awareness Month,” several organizations work year-round to provide patients with general information about the disease and serve as a place where patient stories can be readily shared. Among these:
- AMD Alliance International
- Foundation Fighting Blindness
- American Society of Retina Specialists
- American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Eye Smart