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July 1991

Fever in the Night

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Louisville, Ky

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(7):911-912. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080070021003

To the Editor.  —The academic merger of ophthalmology and optometry (discussed in the February 19911 issue of the Archives) stimulated in me a strange fever. Awakened in the night and driven by this fever, I discovered an ancient crystal ball long hidden away. In its depths I read the following letters, emblazoned in fire:NOW THAT WE POSSESS YOUR KNOWLEDGE, WHO CAN DENY US YOUR JOB?Perhaps in a few years Professor Yanoff, the patriarch of this new ophthalmology-optometry love feast, will explicate for us these disturbing phrases.

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