Collaborating Organizations

Below are additional organizations related to glaucoma and eye care. These may be good resources for additional information.
Click on the logo or the arrow for information on each organization. 

Information About Glaucoma

American Academy of Ophthalmology

The AAO is a recognized leader in setting the medical standards to ensure quality patient care. Committed to advancing the profession and its long-held tradition of excellence in eye care.


The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) is a patient-based organization which works to prevent glaucoma blindness by providing information, literature and advice.

The Museum of Vision is the only institution in the U.S. whose sole purpose is to preserve the fascinating history of ophthalmology and its many contributions to medicine. The museum shares ophthalmic treasures through its world-class collection of artifacts, provides new exhibits, and offers educational programs.

BrightFocus Foundation

BrightFocus Foundation

Check here for AGS member–featured informational webinars hosted by Bright Focus.

EyeCare America

Many older Americans and those who are at greater risk for eye disease cannot afford even the most basic eye care. Since 1985, EyeCare America and its nearly 7,000 volunteer ophthalmologists have helped more than 2.2 million people get the care they need.

Lions Club International

The best way for an individual to receive eyeglasses or hearing aid assistance from Lions International is to get in contact with a local Lions club or a district in your area. Local Lions clubs comprise groups of volunteers who implement projects and programs in their communities, and at times provide direct assistance to individuals.
Please use the Club Locator to find a local club near your community. Once you've located a club, click the envelope icon to send a message to the club.


The EyeSmart® public awareness campaign, sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is your trusted source for accurate, timely and relevant eye health information.

National Eye Institute

This page on the National Eye Institute website was developed to help patients and their families search for general information about glaucoma.

Glaucoma Research Foundation

The Glaucoma Research Foundation: Protecting the sight and independence of people with glaucoma through research and education, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

National Consumers League

The National Consumers League provides resources for learning about types of eye care providers.

National Consumers League

The American Glaucoma Society (AGS) welcomes you to Hadley’s learning opportunities, designed to support and empower adults with visual impairment from glaucoma to thrive – at home, at work, and in their communities. In partnership with Hadley, the AGS Patient Engagement Subcommittee has reviewed and recommends the Hadley workshops for patients with more advanced glaucoma and vision loss or changes as a result of glaucoma.

The Glaucoma Foundation

The Glaucoma Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to vital research to find cures for glaucoma.

The Safe Surgery Coalition

The Safe Surgery Coalition is a group of physicians, patients, and concerned citizens throughout the United States, aligned to urge lawmakers to support policies maintaining the highest quality standards of surgical safety, and oppose measures that put patient safety at risk.