While Doctors Debate, Patients Decide…

“While Doctors debate, patients decide” is a quote from Ophthalmologist, Charles Kelman, MD. Dr. Kelman is the inventor of the machine that is still used today by ophthalmic surgeons to remove the cloudy crystalline lens during cataract surgery.

Dr. Kelman was a flamboyant person who is claimed to have uttered the quip, “While doctors debate, patient decide” when pressed for the benefits of a yet clinically perfected and peer reviewed literature supported technology.

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