Did This Week's Total Solar Eclipse Damage Your Eyes?

Eye Specialists: Protect your Eyes During Solar Eclipse

Last-minute tips for protecting your eyes during the 2017 solar eclipse

"I had a patient this morning who was concerned that she looked at the sun too long", said Dr. Robert Hersman at Hopkins Eye Clinic.

But it might take a while for that damage to show.

Those symptoms-blurred vision, yellow or dark spots, loss of vision in the center of the eye-would appear about 12 hours after exposure, likely when you wake up the following morning. But that was enough time to permanently damage his retina, leaving him with a sizable blind spot in the one eye-similar to looking at a person's face, but not being able to see their nose.

Doctors across Northeast Ohio are keeping an eye out for patients experiencing symptoms of vision damage after watching Monday's solar eclipse without the proper eye protection. However for some watchers, questions over eclipse glasses, and their own vision remain.

"Typically other retina doctors who see an adverse event, they report it", he said.

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From Oregon to SC, people donned specially-designed glasses that allowed them to witness the celestial event without the harmful effects of the sun's damaging rays.

"People tend to get their eyes damaged during an eclipse just because it's easier to stare at the sun, and it's something interesting, so they stare at it longer than you would normally stare at the sun", said Dr. Alice Williams, a physician and surgeon at Eye Associates in Vineland.

"The damage is done from the radiation from the sun, which causes the cells on the macula, which act like receptors, to fry like an egg". If so, you may want to follow advice from Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for UnitedHealthcare.

Other popular searches like "eyes hurt eclipse" and "eclipse hurt your eyes" make the motivation more obvious.

No matter where you were today, everybody pretty much stopped to look at the eclipse.

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See an eye doctor if you think you might have damaged your eye.

If you should experience discomfort or vision problems following the eclipse, the association advises making an appointment with an optometrist for a comprehensive eye examination.

The only way to safely look at an eclipse is through specially designed solar glasses, viewers and lens filters to block the sun's harmful rays, eye experts said.

And judging by the things people looked up online immediately afterwards, he wasn't the only one.

Many times, this burn to your retina is painless-you may not even know you're inflicting serious damage.

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