Solar eclipse can leave you blind: DAK

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 21 2017 12:07AM | Updated Date: Aug 21 2017 12:07AM
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With solar eclipse nearing, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today advised that looking directly at the sun during eclipse with bare eyes could cause permanent damage to your eyes.

President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that watching solar eclipse without protective gear could lead to permanent reduction in vision and even blindness. On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be witnessed for the first time in 99 years. “Under no circumstances should people stare into the sun without eye-protection as that can leave them blind.”