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Thousands of people across North America flocked outside on the afternoon of Monday, August 21, 2017 to witness the amazing natural phenomena that was the solar eclipse.
There are plenty of ways to safely view the solar eclipse that don’t lead to permanent eye damage.
However, using sunscreen on your eyeballs is not one of them and unfortunately some people missed the memo.
According to TIME, staring directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can lead to a condition called “eclipse blindness,” which results from burning your retina and can causes both temporary and permanent vision problems. .. (No! Really?)
So, the next time there is a solar eclipse in 2024, make sure to invest in some glasses and leave the sunscreen for your skin.
You'll end up in the hospital putting Sunscreen on your eyeballs
originally posted by: Woodcarver
a reply to: ADSE255
There is no way this is real. I did see this as a Facebook meme going around. Your source doesn't give any sources for this information it merely states that time magazine thinks it's a bad idea to stare at the sun. An opinion that I share with them.