Published: 16/05/2002, Volume II2, No. 5805 Page 22

Is there any more to Stephen Ryan's long letter (25 April) than an assertion from the Association of Optometrists that optometrists are not paid for dilated fundoscopy as part of the General Ophthalmic Services eye test, and that they want to be paid one way or another if they are to do it?

Martyn Smith Great Barr West Midlands