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Mastel Precision

Mastel makes diamond blade surgical instruments of the finest quality. Dr. Buzard and Doug Mastel have worked together over the past 15 years to create a variety of specialized surgical instruments, some of which are available only at the Buzard Eye Institute.

EyeSite, Global Center for the Eye Care Industries

EyeSite provides links to information and products links for the consumer and the eye care professional. Links range from fashion to contacts to ocular pharmaceuticals.

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO is a medical organization that provides a platform for medical advancement, research and teaching.


ASCRS is an international educational and scientific organization whose 8,000 member ophthalmologists specialize in cataract and refractive surgery.

American Journal Of Ophthalmology - AJO

The American Journal of Ophthalmology is a peer-reviewed, scientific publication directed to ophthalmologists and visual science specialists describing clinical investigations, clinical observations, and clinically relevant laboratory investigations related to ophthalmology.

National Keratoconus Foundation - NKCF (Keratoconus)

The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness and understanding of keratoconus and the support of scientific research into the cause and treatment of keratoconus.

Sjögrens Society (Dry Eyes, Mouth etc.)

Sjögren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks its own moisture producing glands. The Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation offers education, support and strives to increase awareness and research into more effective treatments and a cure.

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation web site is chock full of resources for those suffering from arthritis. It answers questions regarding arthritis and provides information and resource links.

Lighthouse International (Low Vision)

Lighthouse International is a worlwide resource on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. Through its pioneering work in vision rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy, Lighthouse International enables people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted to lead independent and productive lives.

Allergy and Asthma Network (Allergies and Asthma)

This web site describes some of the common symptoms and triggers involved with allergies and asthma. It includes brief guidelines for recognizing and dealing with asthma and allergies.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (Allergies and Asthma)

The AAAAI sponsors continuing education courses for physicians. Their site includes educational material for patients and physicians alike.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) (Allergies)

Patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy and research.

National Allergy Bureau™ (NAB™) (Airborne Allergens)

Pollen and Spore Count. Part of the AAAAI Aeroallergen Network. NAB pollen and mold report hotline (for obtaining local pollen and spore counts): 1-800-9-POLLEN. NAB year-round indoor allergies hotline: 1-877-9-ACHOOO.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) (Ocular Allergies)

A division of the National Institutes of Health. Today, NIAID provides the major support for scientists conducting research aimed at developing better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases that afflict people worldwide.

American Macular Degeneration Foundation (Macular Degeneration)

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in people over 55 years of age. It is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the inside back layer of the eye that records the images we see and sends them via the optic nerve from the eye to the brain.

RP Friends (Retinitis Pigmentosa)

This site is a wonderful support site for this genetic disorder that usually appears during childhood or adolescence. It begins with loss of night vision, progresses through the loss of peripheral vision to eventual blindness.

RP Links (Retinitis Pigmentosa)

This is page full of links to web sites with various types of information about Retinitis Pigmentosa.


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