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Adolphe Neetens


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Belgian neuro-ophthalmologist.

Biography of Adolphe Neetens

Adolphe Neetens is professor of ophthalmology and lecturer in neuro-ophthalmology. By June 2000 he worked with the Born-Bunge Research Foundation for Neurosciences, Antwerp, Belgium, and was editor-in-chief of the Dutch Journal Neuro-Ophthalmology.

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