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Viewing Solar Eclipse
I have a 10 yo son. Bilateral Congenital cataracts, Lensectomy at 2 months of age, Aphakia, Glaucoma controlled with Timolol Maleate & Latanoprost.
He wants to participate in a program for viewing Solar Eclipse on Aug 21st, from his elementary school. I am very very nervous with him doing so. They do provide Solar Eclipse glasses as certified/recommended by NASA. Any insights? Please guide.
No special concerns regarding his aphakia or glaucoma as long as the usual protective equipment is used.
Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FRCSC
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
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