Better Vision Resources

Some of the information in the website is adapted from books by Bill Sardi, Jeffrey Anshel,O.D. and Robert Abel, M.D.

Recommended Readings

Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac & Glen Swartout, O.D., Natural Eye Care - An Encyclopedia, Keats Publishing, 1999
Abel, Jr., Robert, M.D., The Eye Care Revolution, Kensington Books, 1999.
Anshel, Jeffrey, O.D., Smart Medicine for Your Eyes, Avery Publishing, 1999.
Sardi, Bill, Nutrition in the Eyes, Health Spectrun Publishers, 1994.
Berne, Samuel, Creating Your Personal Vision, Santa Fe, NM: Color Stone Press, 1994.
Bates, W.H., The Bates Method for Better Eyesight Without Glasses, New York: Henry Holt 7 Co./Owl Books, 1981.
Kaplan, Michael R., M.D., Seeing Beyond 20/20: Improve the Quality of Your Vision and Your Life, Hillsboro, OR: Beyond Words Publishing, 1987.
Liberman, Jacob, Take Off Your Glasses and See, New York: Crown Publishers, 1995.
Liberman, Jacob, Light: Medicine of the Future, Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Co. Publishing, 1993.
Wright, Jonathan, M.D., Dr. Wright's Guide to Healing with Nutrition, New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, Inc. 1978
Hoffer, Abram, M.D. and Walker, Morton, Orthomolecular Nutrition, rev. ed., New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, Inc., 1978.
Lieberman, Shari and Bruning, Nancy P., The Real Vitamin and Mineral Book, Garden City, NY: Avery Publishing Group, Inc., 1990.
Elias, Jason and Masline, Ryan Shelagh, Healing Herbal Remedies, New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1995.
Murray, Michael, N.D. and Pizzorno, Jospeph, N.D., Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, 1991.
Murray, Michael, N.D. and Pizzorno, Joseph, N.D., Textbook of Natural Medicine, Vols. 1-2, Seattle: John Bastyr College Publications, 1989.


American Academy of Ophthalmology
Public Information Program
PO Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94210-7424
(415) 561-8500
Brochures and fact sheets on eye conditions and visual impairment.

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
433 Front Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032-2506
(610) 433-2448
Both for AAAOM and the NAAOM (see below) offer referrals to qualified practitioners in your area and can provide information on qualifications for licensing and certification in each state.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
601 Valley Street
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 298-0126

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, N.Y. 10001
(800) 232-5463

(The) American Institute of Homeopathy
925 East 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
(505) 989-1457

American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
(800) 365-2219

Benign Essential Research Foundation
P.O. Box 12468
Beaumont, TX 77726-2468
409-832-0890 (fax)

College of Syntonic Optometry
1200 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720-5508
(508) 673-1251

International Academy of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine
PO Box 18433
Asheville, NC 28814
(704) 258-3243

National Alliance of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NAAOM)
638 Prospect Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(203) 586-1404
Offers a list of fully certified acupuncturists in your area.

National Center for Homeopathy
801 North Fairfax, Suite 306
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-7790

National College of Naturopathic Medicine
11231 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-4860

National Eye Research Foundation
910 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 207A
Northbrook, IL 60062
(800) 621-2258

Optometric Extension Program Foundation, Inc.
2912 South Daimler Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(949) 250-8070 or (800) 424-8070
E-mail: smc.oep@worldnet.att,et

Prevent Blindness America
500 E. Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(800) 331-2020
(708) 843-2020
Publishes a variety of information on vision, eye health and safety. Provides information on eye research and some community services.

Vision Improvement Practitioners and Products

Beyond 20/20
Robert Michael Kaplan, O.D.
RR2, S26C39
Gibson, British Columbia
VoN1Vo Canada
(604) 885-7118
Fax: (604) 885-0608

Cambridge Insitute for Better Vision
Martin Sussman
65 Wenham Road
Topsfield, MA 01938
(800) 372-3937
(508) 887-3883
Programs for better vision and catalog for vision improvement products.

Institute of Visual Healing
Grace Halloran, Ph.D.
655 Lewelling Blvd., #214
San Leandro, CA 94579
(510) 357-0477
Alternative and innovative treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and glaucoma.

Jacob Liberman, O.D., Ph.D.
PO Box 520
Carbondale, CO 81623
(800) 815-4448
(303) 927-0100
Fax: (303) 927-0101
Innovative light technology, vision nutrition products and workshops.