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Policy Statements of the Code of Ethics

Policy Statements are developed when there is a need to formulate and communicate the Academy's position on a particular issue. There are currently four Policy Statements pertinent to patient care and gifts to physicians from industry

An Ophthalmologist's Duties Concerning Postoperative Care (PDF 155K)

Ophthalmic Care for Patients in Residential Care Centers (PDF 65K)

Preoperative Assessment: Responsibilities of the Ophthalmologist (PDF 59K)

Gifts to Physicians from Industry (PDF 105K)