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Wheaton Eye Clinic doctors are affiliated with over 30 different national and international medical organizations as well as a wide variety of academic honor and medical honor societies.

American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care including medical, surgical and optical care. It advances lifelong learning and professional interests of ophthalmology to ensure the public can obtain the best possible eye care. View website ...
The major purpose of American Academy of Optometry is to enhance excellence in optometric practice by disseminating knowledge in vision science through continuing education. View website ...
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus is a professional association advancing the quality of children’s eye care on an international basis by supporting the training of pediatric ophthalmologists as well as supporting research in pediatric ophthalmology. In addition, it advances the care of adults with strabismus through rigorous standards of high quality medical and surgical eye care. View website ...
American Board of Ophthalmology is an independent, not-for-profit organization, this is the nation’s oldest medical specialty certifying board. Its mission is to improve the quality of eye and vision care in the U.S. through rigorous certification and maintenance of certification processes for physicians who specialize in ophthalmology. View website ...
American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons was founded to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. View website ...
The mission of American Glaucoma Society is to promote excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma and preserve or enhance vision by supporting glaucoma specialists and scientists through the education and research. View website ...
American Optometric Association, representing about 36,000 doctors of optometry, provides 2/3 of all primary eye care in the U.S, and provides the public with quality vision and eye care by setting professional standards, lobbying government and other organizations on behalf of the optometric profession and providing research and education leadership. View website ...
American Osteopathic Association represents more than 67,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) as the primary certifying body for DOs. It is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities. View website ...
Since 1847, American Medical Association (AMA) has promoted the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. View website ...
Founded to disseminate information about anterior segment ophthalmic surgery through educational programs and services, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is physicians’ primary source of up-to-date information on scientific developments within the field. View website ...
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery establishes a qualified body of surgeons who have training and experience in this highly specialized field. Its purpose is to advance education, research and the quality of clinical practice in the fields of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specializing in the face, orbits, eyelids and lacrimal system. View website ...
Throughout 55 countries, the American Society of Retina Specialists provides a collegial open forum for education and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases and enhances the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care. View website ...
Of the 12,500 individual clinical and basic research members of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, some 42% reside in over 70 countries outside the U.S. Members encourage and assist research, training, publication and dissemination of knowledge in vision and ophthalmology. View website ...
Since 1893 the Chicago Ophthalmological Society has been dedicated to advancing educational opportunities for ophthalmologists in the Chicagoland area. Members are in private practice and academia. View website ...
Christian Medical and Dental Association exists to motivate, educate and equip Christian physicians and dentists to glorify God. By “being the hands of Jesus” to needy people, the Association seeks to fulfill His Great Commandment (Matthew 22:39; 25:36) and His Great Commission (Matthew 28:19). View website ...
The international Cornea Society promotes knowledge and exchange of scientific ideas about the cornea and anterior segment of the eye through scientific meetings, communication and a leading scientific journal. View website ...
The local DuPage County Medical Society is committed to advancing quality healthcare delivery in DuPage County, improving access to care for the public, promoting educational and professional collaboration among physicians, fostering improvement in the physician-patient relationship and enhancing public health. View website ...
Comprised of Illinois ophthalmologists, the professional medical society Illinois Association of Ophthalmology provides legislative advocacy, interaction with third party payers about reimbursement and coverage issues, public education about important eye health concerns and continuing medical education for ophthalmologists and their staffs. View website ...
Throughout Illinois, the Illinois State Medical Society represents and unifies its physician members as they practice medicine. It advocates for patients and promotes the doctor-patient relationship, the ethical practice of medicine and the betterment of public health. View website ...
Members in the International Society of Refractive Surgery are committed to providing scientific research, knowledge and information to all individuals interested in refractive surgery. View website ...
The Macula Society is a forum for new research in retinal vascular and macular diseases. View website ...
As a non-profit, the international organization National Foundation for Eye Research (NFER) is dedicated to improving eye care for the public and meeting professional needs of eye care practitioners. The Foundation sponsors eye research projects on cataract lens applications and eye care problems, professional enrichment through continuing education programs and eye care information for the general public and the profession. View website ...
Membership in the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, is recognition of a physician’s dedication to the profession and art of healing. It signifies a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service. View website ...
Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society which advocates for excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Only about 10% of arts and sciences graduates, one college senior in 100, from the top 10% of colleges and universities, are selected for membership. View website ...
Current and former U.S. Fulbright Association exchange participants are engaged in lifelong experiences that advance international understanding through volunteer service to communities, people-to-people diplomacy and dialogue on global issues. View website ...