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Jules Badal - bibliography

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French ophthalmologist, born 1840, Salers, Cantal; died January 1929.


  • Clinique ophthalmologique. Paris, 1879.
  • Leçons d’ophthalmologie. Paris, 1881.
  • Leçons sur l’opération de la cataracte. Paris, 1883.
  • Influence du diamètre de la pupille et des cercles de diffusion sur l’acuité visuelle. Paris, 1888.

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