Jules Gonin

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Jules Gonin (August 10, 1870 - May, 1935) was a Professor of Ophthalmology in Lausanne (Switzerland) who pioneered the procedure of ignipuncture, the first successful surgery for the treatment of retinal detachments.[1][2]


  1. ^ Wolfensberger TJ. "Jules Gonin. Pioneer of retinal detachment surgery." Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003 Dec;51(4):303-8. PMID 14750617.
  2. ^ Wolfensberger, Thomas J. "JULES GONIN. PIONEER OF RETINAL DETACHMENT SURGERY". History. Club Jules Gonin. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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