Welcome to the 
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons!

Our 47th Year    1970 • 2017

The mission of ISEPS is to serve the total visual health care needs of the people through public and professional education, membership services, and legislative advocacy.  The Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons is dedicated to the public's direct access to an ophthalmologist's care.

View a short video about ISEPS and some background about Illinois eye surgeons.

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What's New and Upcoming

  • Mark your calendars!  ISEPS-COS Joint Conference - Friday, March 23, 2018.  

  • View the ISEPS Fact Sheet about the eye drops "early refill" law in Illinois.

  • NEW!  Young Ophthalmologist Advocacy - Information and Resources.

ISEPS News & Resources 

  • Ophthalmologists are medical doctors -- physicians -- before they become "eye doctors."  With this critical background, they are trained to consider the entire patient, and not just the eye.  As reported in THIS STORY, it saved a life.

  • Laura Snyder, MD, is a 3rd year resident at the University of Chicago.  Read about about her Resident Ambassador's experience in Washington DC last April during the AAO's MidYear Forum and Advocacy Day.