Tadeusz Krwawicz

Physician

1910 – 1988

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Who was Tadeusz Krwawicz?

Tadeusz Krwawicz was a Polish ophthalmologist. He pioneered the use of cryosurgery in ophthalmology. He was the first to describe a method of cataract extraction by cryoadhesion in 1961, and to develop a probe by means of which cataracts can be grasped and extracted.

The Tadeusz Krwawicz Gold Medal is awarded by the International Council of Ophthalmology Board every four years.

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Born
Jan 15, 1910
Lviv
Also known as
  • Dr. Tadeusz Krwawicz
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Died
Aug 17, 1988
Lublin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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