Department Chair Discusses Solar Eclipse Dangers

solar eclipseOn May 7, 2016, the Memphis Commercial Appeal published an article about a Bartlett, Tennessee, company that is preparing to sell glasses meant to protect people's eyes when viewing a solar eclipse. The journalist also interviewed Philip M. Lewis Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, James, C. Fleming, MD, FACS, about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse.

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