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Are ophthalmologists overtrained?
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      • Marcela Votruba

    Editor,

    As one of the most "overtrained"(!) ophthalmologists in the UK at the present time, I was delighted and stimulated to read the excellent, erudite and witty Commentary by James Acheson in the recent edition of the British Journal of Ophthalmology 2001;85:383-384. I think that the issue that lies at the heart of the matter is, as Mr. Acheson himself puts it, "It all depends on what you mean by training ....

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