Biography Sketch: Patricia Bath

Learn all about Patricia Bath in 280 characters or less.

Learn all about Patricia Bath in 280 characters or less.

Dr. Patricia Bath invented the Laserphaco Probe in 1986. She was the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology, first African American female doctor to secure a medical patent, and more! She co-founded the American Institute for the Prevention of Blindness.

 

Do not allow your mind to be imprisoned by majority thinking. Remember that the limits of science are not the limits of your imagination. -Patricia Bath

 

 

 

Learn More!

1.  Lemelson-MIT

2. Biography 

3. Essence Magazine 


Learn all about Patricia Bath in 280 characters or less.

 

 

 

 

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