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FOCUS Families

a/k/a: FOCUS


2453 Emerald Street
San Diego, CA 92109
United States





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The FOCUS Families is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to providing information, education and support to families whose children are affected by rare septo optic dysplasia and/or optic nerve hypoplasia. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the organization distributes current medical literature visual disorder ONH; provides information on community resources; conducts annual national conventions in the United States and in Europe; assists in coordinating local social events; and publishes the quarterly newsletter, "Focal Points." For those families who choose to participate, there is a registry of members for the purpose of diagnosis matching.

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