Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight

By LORD, Michelle

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9781454931379
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Sterling


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Reviewed on January 1, 2020  |  Elementary

Gr 2–5—By the time she was six years old, Patricia Bath demonstrated a passion for all things scientific and medical. As a college student, she was hungry for knowledge despite being told that education was wasted on women. She enrolled in medical school, then completed a residency in ophthalmology (the first African American to do so) and immediately began to help the blind community in her Harlem neighborhood. Many treatments involved surgery to replace corneas, but she soon discovered that a thin membrane, or ca...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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