Welcome to the
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons!

Our Golden Anniversary! • 50 Years • 1970 - 2020

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.

It was on July 22, 1970, when Drs. Frank Kresca, Burton Krimmer and 14 of their colleagues filed the Articles of Incorporation to establish the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology. Now, 50 years later, that organization continues to thrive in service of its more than 500 members in practice and training, as well as their patients. We thank the 27 ophthalmologists who have served as president, the hundreds who have held seats on the board of directors, and the many volunteers over the years who have worked to make the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons an organization dedicated to serving the visual health of Illinois citizens. READ MORE...

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What's New and Upcoming

  • The meeting is still on!...  the 2021 ISEPS-COS Joint Conference has been RESCHEDULED.  It will now take place on Friday, October 22, 2021
    Details available now - CLICK HERE 
    • EXHIBITORS - Visit our prospectus page to reserve your display space now!
    • Doctors, practice administrators, technicians... registration is now open!.  Thank you for your understanding and patience.
  • ISEPS PPE Buying Consortium -- Take advantage of group pricing for authentic N95, KN95 and 3-ply disposable surgical masks.
    CLICK HERE for details and to place an order.  We still have limited supplies!

  • VIEW THE PHOTO ALBUM from the 2020 conference ISEPS-COS Joint Conference

ISEPS News & Resources

  • The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve here in Illinois and across the nation. CLICK HERE for resources and information we have compiled to help keep our members -- as well as the general public -- informed about this matter.

  • Cybersecurity -- For some useful information, check out this article... "7 Key Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses"