1. The fear of double vision and eye disease.
Established by Congress in
1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people, the
National Eye Institute (NEI), one of the Federal government's National
Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research that helps
prevent and treat eye diseases and other disorders of vision. This
research leads to sight-saving treatments, reduces visual impairment and
blindness, and improves the quality of life for people of all ages.
NEI-supported research has advanced our knowledge of how the eye functions
in health and disease. (Read More)