Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide people interested in dermatology with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.
If you don't want to learn how to use RSS, PeRSSonalized Ophthalmology, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.
This video shows how it works:
You can also insert the term "ophthalmology" into the custom Pubmed feed box, and you will receive the latest peer-reviewed articles focusing on ophthalmology automatically.
We collected the best sites focusing on ophthalmology-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.
Description: "The latest Eye Health News & Blindness News articles published daily. Includes news on vision problems and eye disorders, visual pathways in the brain, areas surrounding the eye, age related macular degeneration (AMD) and much more."
Quality: The most comprehensive medical news site. More than 2 million unique visitors every month.
Description: "National Eye Institute mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind."
Quality: "National Eye Institute research leads to sight-saving treatments, reduces visual impairment and blindness, and improves the quality of life for people of all ages."
Description: "Ophthalmology Times Europe is a physician-driven publication that disseminates news and information on clinical, social and political issues to members of the European ophthalmology community."
Quality: "Ophthalmology Times Europe is the forum for ophthalmologists to communicate their clinical knowledge, insights and discoveries, and through which to better understand management success strategies for improving and expanding their practices."
Description: "Good eye health and eye care are crucial to protect your sight, prevent common eye disorders, and treat eye problems early. How does the eye work? Learn about the anatomy of the eye, including the parts of the eye such as the cornea. See a diagram of a human eye. Find out about eye diseases, contagious conditions such as pinkeye, and how to tell if you have good -- or bad -- vision."
Description: "MedPage Today is the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. Co-developed by MedPage Today and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, each article alerts clinicians to breaking medical news, with summaries and actionable information enabling them to better understand the implications."
Description: "Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers you the specialty site that best fits your profile. You can also change your Medscape homepage to any of our other specialty and profession sites at any time."
Description: "ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience."
Description: "The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members."
Quality: "The mission of the American Academy of Ophthalmology is to advance the lifelong learning and professional interests of ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.s) to ensure that the public can obtain the best possible eye care."
Description: "The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world."
Quality: "The International Council of Ophthalmology works with ophthalmologic societies and others to enhance ophthalmic education and improve access to the highest quality eye care in order to preserve and restore vision for the people of the world."
Description: "Founded in 1916, the American Board of Ophthalmology is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons) in the United States."
Quality: "The mission of the American Board of Ophthalmology is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a certification and maintenance of certification process that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning."
Description: "The organization's goals are to advance the quality of children's eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities in pediatric ophthalmology, and advance the care of adults with strabismus."
Quality: The mission of AAPOS is to advance high quality medical and surgical eye care worldwide for children and for adults with strabismus.
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