In 2013, the Florida Legislature passed a law that directly impacts ophthalmologists who "co-manage" surgical patients with optometrists.
While the new law doesn't prohibit co-management, it does impose specific requirements on ophthalmologists and optometrists who co-manage patients. Strict adherence to the new law will protect both ophthalmologists and patients and clearly demonstrate the medical and ethical standards of your practice.
Read More of the Co-Management Fact Sheet
Patient Specific Transfer of Care Letter from Surgeon
Patient Informed Consent to Co-Management of Postoperative Care