Data collected by a survey of ophthalmolo-gists and optometrists in 1974 show the use of ancillary personnel in ophthalmological and optometric practices of various types. Aides were widely used and appear to increase pro-ductivity in both optometric and ophthalmo-logical practices.
Received March 11, 1981; revision received March 31, 1982.
* Physician, Ph.D.
Robert M. Refowitz
United States Metals Refining Company
400 Middlesex Avenue
Carteret, New Jersey 07008
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