Dr. Bath

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Dr. Bath

  1. 1. Dr.Patricia E. Bath Inventor of the Laserphaco
  2. 2. childhood <ul><li>Grew up in Harlem New York </li></ul><ul><li>Born on November 4 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Has one sister and no brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Went to Howard university college of medicine </li></ul><ul><li>She also founded the American institute for the prevention of blindness </li></ul>
  3. 3. The laserphaco <ul><li>She invented the laserphaco for the right to see </li></ul><ul><li>She helped over 300 people </li></ul><ul><li>A very helpful invention </li></ul><ul><li>It is inserted through an incision in the eye and the laser vaporizes the cataract and lens </li></ul>
  4. 4. Older life <ul><li>Married to Beny J Primm </li></ul><ul><li>Has a daughter named Eraka Patty Jene Beth </li></ul><ul><li>Was the first woman to be appointed to the faculty of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine Jules Stein Eye Institute </li></ul><ul><li>She earned her first award at age 16 </li></ul>
  5. 5. The great invention
  6. 6. Her hobbies <ul><li>She loved to read books </li></ul><ul><li>She also loved to travel </li></ul><ul><li>She usually read books that had to do with sugary and diseases </li></ul><ul><li>She also liked to travel to places with people who are poor and she makes them feel better </li></ul><ul><li>She inspires people to do charities and donations </li></ul>
  7. 7. Interesting facts <ul><li>Her greatest passion,however,continues to be fighting blindness. Her personal best moment occurred on a humanitarian mission to Africa ,when she restored the sight of a woman who had been blind for thirty years by implanting a keratoprosthesis </li></ul><ul><li>As a young intern shuttling between Harlem Hospital and Columbia University,she was quick to observe that at the eye clinic in Harlem half the patients were blind or visually impaired </li></ul>
  8. 8. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING! @(*_*)@

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