Gonin Medal

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The Gonin Medal is an international award given to one ophthalmologist every four years by the International Council of Ophthalmology. The award is named in honor of Swiss ophthalmologist Jules Gonin.[1] It has been said to represent "the highest achievement in ophthalmology."[2]


Source: Retina Research Foundation website[3]

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  1. ^ Day, Lance; McNeil, Ian, eds. (2002). Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. Routledge. p. 514. ISBN 9781134650200. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Wolfensberger, Thomas (2003). "Jules Gonin. Pioneer of retinal detachment surgery". Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 51 (4): 303–308. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "Gonin Medalist". Retina Research Foundation. Retrieved November 26, 2015.