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The National Eye Institute's Office of Science Communications, Public Liaison and Education responds directly to requests for information on eye diseases and vision research in English and Spanish.

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  • General info: 301-496-5248 (English and Spanish)
  • Patients of the Eye Clinic: 301-496-5847
  • Media inquiries: 301-496-5248

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31 Center Dr MSC 2510
Bethesda MD 20892-2510

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Last updated: November 15, 2022