Rollier, Auguste

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Auguste, Swiss physician, 1874-1954.
Rollier formula - formula used to regulate progressive exposure to natural or artificial ultraviolet radiation.
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In the same year, Dr Auguste Rollier opened the world's first dedicated sun clinic in Switzerland, convinced a tan from "surgical sunning" was evidence his patients had been cured of ailments such as tuberculosis.
Dr Auguste Rollier, a famous physician who established the best known heliotherapy clinic in Switzerland, claimed that this treatment even benefited those suffering from tuberculosis.
Auguste Rollier, the world-famous physician who directed the clinic, attributed his success in curing various diseases to the intensity of the ultraviolet rays of the sun which were, of course, most intense at high altitudes.