The Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology was founded in 1939


1. Promote

To promote and contribute to the development of Ophthalmology in its different different aspects: community and prophylactic dimensions, assistential care, scientific, educational and research, with respect for ethics and professional deontology.

2. Defend

To defend the interests of its members, in particular in the field of the exercise of the profession.

3. Contribute

To contribute to the correct design of a health policy in the field of Ophthalmology, ensuring standards of quality and competence in line with the demands of Medical Science.

4. Caring

to ensure that the health of individuals is not endangered, in particular by the performance of medical acts by non-medical professionals whose activities are purely instrumental in relation to ophthalmology.