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'Be neither fish nor fowl'

August 13, 2014

This wise saying has roots that go back at least to the 15th century. It has been applied in many different contexts but applies today as good advice to optometrists attempting to navigate the waters of health care reform.

As optometrists transform to primary health care providers, they will be wise to not attempt to convert their practice to any other practice model but to gather a little of each while maintaining their unique identity as doctors of optometry.

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