About the Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology SPO was founded in 1939 with the aim of promoting and contributing to the development of
Ophthalmology in its different aspects: community and prophylactic, care and
curative, scientific, educational and research, with respect for ethics and professional deontology
professional ethics; defend the interests of its members, particularly in the exercise of the profession
the exercise of the profession; to contribute to the correct conception of a health policy in the
Ophthalmology, ensuring standards of quality and competence in accordance with the requirements of medical science.
requirements of medical science.