Links and Resources

ICD-10 Resources

ICD-10 Resources Flyer
Conducting an ICD-10 Impact Assessment
Testing Your Practice's ICD-10 Systems: First Steps
ICD-10 Action Steps for Payers
ICD-10 Tips for Small Provider Practices

Medical/Ophthalmic Organizations

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

American Board of Ophthalmology

American College of Surgeons

American Diabetes Association

American Medical Association

American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists

Eye Surgery Education Council


North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

Pennsylvania Medical Society

Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society

The Retina Society

The Vitreous Society (American Society of Retina Specialists)

Patient Resources

Eyecare America

Get eyeSmart

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)

Lighthouse International

Low Vision Service Provider Directory (United States)

Medem - Medical Library

Radio Information Service

The Glaucoma Foundation

The National Eye Institute

Tri-County Association for the Blind

US Food and Drug Administration – Information Regarding Mail Order Contact Lenses


Insurance Providers

Davis Vision


Highmark Blue Shield-Central

Highmark Blue Shield-Western

Independence Blue Cross

Novitas Solutions

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