Learn about the National Eye Institute, its mission, history and accomplishments.
Budget and Congress
The NEI budget is approximately $796.5 million (FY 2019). The NEI budget requests are submitted to Congress with other NIH institutes as part of the President’s budget request in February.
Eye Health Statistics
Get summary information about the economic burden of eye diseases and disorders, blindness, and low vision as well as prevalence of major eye diseases.
Eye Conditions and Diseases
Explore NEI's A-Z list of eye diseases and disorders.
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.