TITLE

ODs, MDs tout the benefits of working together

AUTHOR(S)
Passut, Jena
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;May2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the integrated eye care plan as discussed in the meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in 2008. Stephen S. Lane, moderator of the meeting, said that integration of ophthalmologists and optometrists services would be needed to attend to patients' care in the years to come. However, outgoing ASCRS president Richard L. Lindstorm explained that the practitioners can work well side by side.
ACCESSION #
31949904

 

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