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Experts: Stop Panicking over Potential Eye Damage from Eclipse

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2024
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Experts have been advising Americans not to panic over potential eye damage from the total solar eclipse, noting few cases lead to permanent sight loss. “The vast majority of eclipse viewers are probably fine. And even if somebody did strain their eyes, the effects could be temporary,” noted NPR. An estimated 150 million Americans viewed the 2017 solar eclipse, with only “100 documented cases of eye damage across all of America and Canada, according to Ralph Chou, an expert on eclipse eye safety with the University of Waterloo in Canada.”...

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