Solar eclipse, and its effect on the eye

Solar eclipse, how can it affect the eye?


Solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes in the imaginary line between Earth and the sun. The question is always there if it can damage the eye, and how can it affect the eye.

Solar eclipse, and its effect on the eye

SOLAR ECLIPSE how it effects your eye

The question that always comes up about the solar eclipse is wether  directly looking into the solar eclipse has any effects on eye’s health. Well, the sun’s rays normally contain a lot of ultraviolet (UV) rays, but as the human eye cannot look into the bright sunlight more than a few seconds, these rays usually do not cause any harm. In the case of the eclipse, we can  look directly into the sun more easily, and our eyes can receive much heavier doses of direct UV rays, which can ultimately inflict serious damage to the retina in the back of our eyes. It is therefore mandatory, if we want to enjoy the sight of such a unique phenomenon like the eclipse, we must use specially designed filters to block these UV rays..

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