The Washington Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (WAEPS):

As the professional organization for eye physicians and surgeons (Eye M.D.s) in the state, we help ophthalmologists offer their patients the full range of options for eye care by staying at the leading edge of medical, surgical and optical care. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors—physicians and surgeons. Read more about the difference between ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.s) and optometrists here.

Our Mission:

The Washington Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons is an organization comprised of eye physicians and surgeons--medical doctors uniquely trained in the medical and surgical care of the eye. WAEPS serves the educational and professional needs of its member ophthalmologists and is devoted to promoting the health and well-being of the citizens of Washington.

General Public

  • Keeping your eyes healthy at every stage of life
  • Find an eye doctor to care for you and your loved ones

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Ophthalmic Personnel and Allied Health Professionals

  • Professional certification resources
  • Professional development
  • Employment opportunities in WAEPS member practices
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  • Upcoming CME opportunities
  • Physician resources
  • WAEPS activities and projects
  • Members-only resources

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