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To the Editor.
—The December 1991 issue of the Archives contains a letter1 from Carl Ellenberger, Jr, MD, in which he recalls advice given to him "recently" by a consultant who was working with an ophthalmologist in whose office Dr Ellenberger was then working. Since so many of my clients (including Dr Ellenberger's "host") have sent me copies of this letter, I must assume that I am that consultant. Certainly, some of the words reported are mine, but the date on which I met with Dr Ellenberger in my client's practice was August 11, 1987. This is hardly recent, but that is not the quarrel I have with Dr Ellenberger's letter.Alexander Pope said, "A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." If Dr Ellenberger wrote his letter with the desire to help his fellow neuro-ophthalmologists achieve high-performance practices, he has not
Sullivan WA. High Performance Ophthalmology. Arch Ophthalmol. 1992;110(3):320-321. doi:10.1001/archopht.1992.01080150018008