The Optometric Physicians of Washington (OPW) strives to be the resource
for eye care information that affects the care of patients. OPW
regularly posts current research into eye care issues, current studies
and findings related to eye health, and outlines of current and emerging
eye care pharmaceutical products.
Click on Vision Conditions to
learn the optometric physician's process in treating eye diseases such
as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
OPW works with health care professionals to show the optometric
physician's scope of practice in order to work together toward the
overall health of patients. OPW has found that optometric physicians are
often the entry point into the health care system for many individuals.
Optometric physicians frequently diagnose ocular manifestations of
systemic disease such as diabetic retinopathy and neuro-ophthalmic
OPW strives to educate the general public about optometry, cutting-edge
eye care information, and OPW programs that provide free eye care
information and free complete eye health and vision examinations.