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Useful Web Sites for Optometry and Vision Sciences

David G. Cogan Ophthalmic Pathology Collection
An extensive collection of clinical ophthalmic cases and their pathology for use by researchers and clinicians to aid in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the eye and visual system.

Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology
A database of images, it is intended to serve as a visual reference and educational supplement for ophthalmologists, general physicians, and medical students.

Digital Reference of Ophthalmology
An internet-based educational quick reference, contents includes:

  • colour images of entities encountered in ophthalmic practice
  • concisely written text
  • various ophthalmic diagnostic images.

Eye Cancer Network
An educational web site about the diagnosis and treatment of ocular tumours, eye cancer, and orbital diseases.

Eye Design Book
Eye Design Book: photos and test for almost every kind of eye in nature. Curt Dekert, PhD

Eye Movement Research
Linking you to eye movement information and resources around the world.

Eye Resources on the Internet
A very large list of mainly USA resources compiled by the Association of Vision Science Librarians (AVSL).

The Eyes Have It
An interactive teaching program about disorders of the eyes and visual system.

Handbook of Ocular Disease Management
Find information on how to manage over 50 commonly encountered ocular diseases. Find information on signs and symptoms, underlying pathophysiology, recommendations on treatment, and "clinical pearls".

The Joy of Visual Perception
A web book on visual perception by Peter K. Kaiser from York University.

Medical Encyclopedia
The A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
Fully searchable.

Ophthalmology Textbook at eMedicine
Ophthalmology medical reference.

A dictionary for the study of vision.

Vision Science
An Internet resource for research in human and animal vision.
Internet source for vision therapy related information.

Visual therapy and sports vision center
Information on vision therapy and useful links to vision sources.


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