Virginia Eye Institute Physician to Become President of State Ophthalmology Society

Geoffrey Cooper, MD, FACS, a specialist in comprehensive ophthalmology, has been named President-elect of the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (VSEPS). Dr. Cooper will ascend to the Presidency in June, following a two-year term by Alan L. Wagner, MD.

“Being chosen to serve as President of VSESPS is both an honor and a privilege,” says Dr. Cooper, “I look forward to continuing in Dr. Wagner’s exemplary executive footsteps, and be a champion of the promotion and preservation of excellence in eye care for the citizens of Virginia.”

Geoffrey cooperEstablished in 1920 to heighten public awareness of eye disease prevention, detection and treatment, the VSEPS consists of medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy. Its mission is to “advocate for the best quality eye care through education, legislative efforts and community service”. 

Dr. Cooper is an active part of the Virginia ophthalmological community. He is currently a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Medical Society of Virginia and the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

About Virginia Eye Institute

VEI small logoVirginia Eye Institute (VEI) is a comprehensive eye care organization providing a wide range of ophthalmology, optometry, and optical services in 11 locations across central Virginia. VEI offers exceptional ophthalmologic care—including cataract, cornea, glaucoma, retina, ocularplastics, pediatrics, and refractive surgery (LASIK). All VEI physicians are board-certified and many are fellowship-trained. The institute also owns and operates its Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) for outpatient ophthalmologic and ear, nose and throat services to children and adults. VEI optical shops provide board-certified opticians and contact lens fitters. For more information, visit

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