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Features the inventor of the implantable hearing device, with articles, photographs and details of awards. Includes information about cochlear implants and hearing loss.

This professional association seeks to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society.

H.E.A.R. is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels which can lead to permanent hearing loss and tinnitus.

Provides practical guidelines on the control of noise at work, in music and entertainment.

Public health campaign designed to reduce the incidence and prevalence of noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus by educating children and changing their attitudes and behavior.

Provides research and applied care in the fields of Hearing, Dizziness, and Balance.

Provides professional training, clinical services, conducts research and educates the public on issues related to communication disorders.

Undertakes medical bionics research, working to improve communication for people with hearing loss by improving the interface between the world of sound and the central auditory nervous system.

At the University Hospital and University of Zurich. Investigating the functional properties of the auditory system, treating hearing impairment through the use of digital hearing instruments and microelectronic implantable auditory prostheses.

Provides information on an international research project to develop specially composed music for the therapy and treatment of hospital patients. Includes articles on various applications in the hospital environment and research publications.

A scientific institute for multidisciplinary research on taste, smell and chemosensory irritation.

Located in Washington, D.C. Information about the clinic, diagnosis, treatment, FAQs, research and contact details.

Association established to advance the understanding of chemosensory mechanisms by bringing to one forum the variety of different scientific disciplines currently being used to approach the chemical senses

Olfactory receptor sequences that represent essentially the complete repertoire of functional human odorant receptors.

Directory of vision care professionals, and information on vision health and conditions.

Alternative eye care site with detailed nutritional protocols and prevention to help preserve vision.

Information for eye patients and for pilots seeking medical certification.

Comprehensive source of information about vision and the eye.

Comprehensive details for professionals and patients about vision testing in adults and children. Includes videos, games, and information on diseases. [Multiple languages.]

An interactive vision screening test for computer users. Results available for a fee from the United Kingdom.

Funds research at over 50 institutions in the US and the world in the area of degenerative retinal diseases.

Online community for optometrists, including forums and downloads.

International organization involved in upgrading worldwide vision care and optometric education. Includes information about the organization and its projects, resources, news, events, and bulletins.

Provides education in functional and developmental optometry. Includes course curriculum, references, membership information, events, and optometrist finder.

Promotion of formal opticianry education in the United States.

Information about the academy, including research databases, member directories and information on optometry and vision care.

Professional association for optometrists in the US. Information for optometrists and the general public, including information on eyecare and eye diseases. Also includes an online directory of optometrists.

Provide resources to state regulatory boards of optometry throughout North America.

Dedicated to assuring the highest quality health care for the public through the advancement of optometry.

Information about the association, professional education programs, vision and eye health. Includes optometrist finder and member resources.