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About NEI

Learn about the National Eye Institute, its mission, history and accomplishments.

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Budget and Congress

The NEI budget is approximately $863.9 million (FY 2022). The NEI budget requests are submitted to Congress with other NIH institutes as part of the President’s budget request in February.

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Eye Health Statistics

Get information about the prevalence of major eye diseases and explore our eye disease infographics.

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Eye Conditions and Diseases

Explore NEI's A-Z list of eye diseases and disorders.

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NEI Media Library

Access free-disease and topic-specific photos and images for use in print, online, and television news stories. Watch and learn about eye health and a variety of other vision topics through our videos. 

Last updated: June 15, 2022