Contemporary African-American Inventors

January 10, 2011  |  

Dr. Patricia Bath

Dr. Patricia Bath is an internationally recognized ophthalmologist and surgeon who invented the laser-powered Laserphaco Probe. The inventions allows physicians to vaporize cataracts in a matter of minutes. The Harlem born pioneer has dedicated her life to the treatment and prevention of blindness in African-Americans. She’s also managed to become a trailblazer in the process. Dr. Bath was the first female ophthalmologist at UCLA’s prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute and the first female African American surgeon at the UCLA Medical Center.

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  • Michael V. Caldwell

    "PROUD AMERICAN INVENTORS THOUGHTS & RESPECT FOR MY FELLOW INVENTORS"

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    "RATHER SOME AMERICANS KNOW IT OR NOT WE..AMERICAN INVENTORS ARE WHAT KEEP AMERICAN DREAMS ALIVE; BY INVENTING NEW PRODUCTS, DEVICES THAT HELP OUR GENERATION, THE NEXT GENERATION TO BE BETTER, STRONGER & INSPIRE AMERICANS TO KEEP DREAMING"

    "DREAM BIG DO BIG"…..Respectfully, Michael V. Caldwell… Proud American Inventor Who Is Always Striving To Be Part Of The Solution Using; AMERICANDOO ATTITUDE, COMMON SENSE & RESPECT..As My Guidelines To Follow At All Times…

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