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Eye Health Organizations Database

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American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG)
7220 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-718-9603
http://www.acmg.net
• Represents the medical genetics profession dedicated to making genetic services available to and improve the health of the public. Promotes the development and implementation of methods to diagnose, treat and prevent genetic diseases. Offers a “Find a Geneticist” service.

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 646-2038
http://www.asoprs.org
• Founded in 1969 to establish a qualified body of surgeons who have training and experience in this highly specialized field. The purpose of ASOPRS is to advance education, research, and the quality of clinical practice in the fields of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specializing in the face, orbits, eyelids, and lacrimal system.

International Children's Anophthalmia Network (ican)
5501 Old York Road
Genetics, Levy 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19141
1-800-580-4226
info@anophthalmia.org
http://www.anophthalmia.org
• Provides information on anophthalmia and microphthalmia. Coordinates a patient registry. Offers referrals to local resources. Coordinates gatherings for individuals with anophthalmia/microphthalmia and their families. Publishes a newsletter, The Conformer.

National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
(301) 496-5248
http://www.nei.nih.gov
• Conducts and supports research on eye diseases and vision disorders. Offers free publications for the general public and patients.

National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
401 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 321-6834
nsgc@nsgc.org
http://www.nsgc.org/
• Represents the genetic counseling profession. Provides information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders and to families who may be at risk for a variety of inherited conditions. Offers a “Find a Counselor” service.

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