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Dear Editor: We thank Drs Bateman and Silva for their comments. We share their belief in the importance of genetic counseling and written documentation when caring for families affected with genetic diseases, which is why we included genetic counseling and written reports among our specific recommendations in the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) position statement. We also agree that physicians who care for patients with inherited diseases should have sufficient training and experience to properly manage the aspects of the patients' care that they assume. We agree that board-certified medical (Read more...)

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