February 22, 2018

Be Smart: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes

A partial solar eclipse (left) is seen from the Cotswolds, United Kingdom, while a total solar eclipse is seen from Longyearbyen, Norway, in March 2015.

And telescopes and binoculars only amplify the risk to your eyes from looking at the sun, doctors say. So even if you’re not in the “path of totality,” take precautions if you plan to watch.

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