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American Behcet's Disease Association
P.O. Box 80576
Rochester, MI 48308
1-800-723-4238
631-656-0537 (Administrative Office)
http://www.behcets.com
• Provides support and information to individuals with Behcet's disease, symptoms of which include ocular inflammation (uveitis). Publishes a quarterly newsletter and distributes patients pamphlets. Coordinates a pen pal/phone pal network. Provides physician referrals. Coordinates a network of local support groups. Holds an annual international conference.

American Uveitis Society
700 18th Street South
Suite 601
Birmingham, AL 35233
http://www.uveitissociety.org/pages/index.html
• Increases knowledge regarding uveitis in the medical and research professions through instructional courses, clinics, lectures, and seminars, at which members and guest speakers present subjects of current interest and importance. Promotes and disseminates knowledge of the treatment of uveitis to the public. Encourages and develops uveitis investigation and research. Provides online search for uveitis specialists.

The Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation
Five Cambridge Center, 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
617-494-1431 ext 112
http://www.uveitis.org
• The Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation is a 501c(3), not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization. Our mission is to find cures for ocular inflammatory diseases, to correct the worldwide deficit of properly trained ocular immunologists, and to provide education and emotional support for those patients afflicted with ocular inflammatory disease. In addition to research, our services include: six support group meetings at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, online support for patients, children, and families, Pathfinders Program (patient to patient support), Ocular Inflammatory Disease educational guides and documentaries, Fellowship Training, Physician Education and Patient Conferences, and publications (textbooks, articles, monographs).

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