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January 1991

Diagnosis and Management in Vision Care Book Review

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Birmingham, Ala

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(1):11-12. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080010013003

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To the Editor.  —I feel it necessary to comment on the review in the April 1990 issue of the Archives by Dr Geltzer concerning the book Diagnosis and Management in Vision Care edited by me. I offer the following comments in response to Dr Geltzer's review.I found it amusing that Dr Geltzer felt it necessary to "read and reread" this book. I can only surmise that this intense scrutiny was necessary in his attempt to discredit the book. Dr Geltzer is obviously not pleased that optometrists would dare discuss some of the topics covered in detail or mentioned in the book.In the chapter on headache, Dr Geltzer states that the author advises the optometrist that "treatment of an acute attack after a definitive diagnosis has been made requires the clinician optometrist to consider the severity of the attack or to initiate prophylaxis." In point of fact, however, the

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