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Victor Morax - bibliography

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Swiss-French ophthalmologist, born March 16, 1866, Morges, Switzerland; died 1935.


  • Recherches bactériologiques sur l’étiologie des conjunctivites aiguës. Paris, 1894.
  • Maladies de la conjonctive et de la corné. Sémiologie oculaire.
    In: Pierre-Félix Lagrange (1857-1928) and Emile Valude (1857-1930), publishers: Encyclopédie française d’ophthalmologie. Paris, 1903-1010.
  • Précis d’ophthalmologie. Paris, 1907; 4th edition ca 1932.
  • Pathologie oculaire. Paris, 1921.
  • Glaucome et glaucomateux. Paris, 1921.
  • Ophthalmie du nouveau-né. Paris, 1924.
  • Cancer de l’appareil visuel. Paris, 1926.
  • Le trachome. With P. Petit. Paris, 1929.

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