Ophthalmologists challenged as they try to deliver best patient care possible

Lindstrom, Richard L.
April 2010
Ocular Surgery News;4/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p3
Academic Journal
The author argues that ophthalmologists are facing challenges in relation to providing the best patient care possible. He reflects on the significance of Ophthalmologist-led Integrated Eye Care Delivery model in ophthalmology practice. He claims that an integrated eye care delivery model is relevant to provide the best ophthalmology care possible. The author emphasizes that the success of an ophthalmologist will depend on the service they provide to their patients.


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