Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

The Solar Eclipse Will Happen Monday August 21st


This will be the first time since 1979 that the contiguous United States will experience a total solar eclipse.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun.  Although California will not experience totality, we will be able to view a partial eclipse.

The team at iSight Vision Care hopes you have the opportunity to get outside and witness this awesome celestial event, but make sure you "Eclipse With Caution". The only safe way to view the eclipse is wearing Eclipse Glasses with ISO 12312-2 lenses.  Your polarized sunglasses WILL NOT PROTECT your eyes from damage caused by looking directly at the sun.

Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can cause PERMANENT blindness!  Follow the link below for video demonstration on how to view the eclipse safely.

Follow this link from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to learn more : Eclipse Safety Video

Author
Christian O'Conner

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