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Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses

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Patricia Bath - Patent for Cataract Laserphaco Probe

Patricia Bath - Patent for Cataract Laserphaco Probe

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Patricia Bath became the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical invention. Patricia Bath's patent was for a method for removing cataract lenses that transformed eye surgery by using a laser device making the procedure more accurate.

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