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Daviel, Jacques

Born: 1693 AD
Died: 1762 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Surgeon


French oculist and surgeon


1693 - Born on the 11th of August. He was a French ophthalmologist credited with originating the first significant advance in cataract surgery.


Daviel earned his medical degree from the Medical School of Rouen.


1728 - He practiced in Marseille restricted his practice to ophthalmology.


1747 - Performed the first extra capsular cataract extraction on 8th of April.


1762 - Daviel died on 30th of September while on a trip to Geneva, Switzerland.





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