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What Happens If I Look At The Sun Directly Without Closing My Eyes
No: However looking at the sun with your eyes open can do it. ...Read more
Looked at the sun for 2 seconds taking a pic with my cel. But closed my eyes right away. Can i get blind now i'm really afraid. How soon symptoms show?
Unlikely: What you need is reassurance about what happened to you. You momentarily had the sun imaged on your eye but your pupillary response is fractions of a second and your avoidance of bright light is also active. So you probably never had enough sunlight at one spot on your retina to do any damage. You can check by looking at a grid graph paper with each eye and see if the grid is intact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The risk of staring at the sun is with the open eyes as the light could be focused on the retina and damage the light receptors. It is annoying to have the sun shining for a lengthy period on the eyes, and that is why those sun shields which look like two cups held together with a connecting rod are so popular on the beach. ...Read more
Not for your eyes!: Not for your eyes, the eyelids will block the harmful light rays. It may not be good for your eyelids though. ...Read more
Can the sun damage your eyes when they're closed? Let's say you're lying out in the sun and your eyes are closed with no sunglasses. Are your eye lids enough to protect your eyes from the sun's harmful uv rays? Or is it necessary to put sunscreen on your
Minutes: There is never any good length of time to stare directly at the sun. However if you look right at it and away there will be no harm done. ...Read more
Hi, as a teenager I looked sometimes directly at the sun for few minutes, nowadays for being in the PC for 5minutes my eyes get dry, related?
Probably Not: Your current symptoms are not likely due to your past actions. More likely your work in front of the PC is taking it's toll. I recommend periodic breaks from looking at the screen. Artificial tears and eye wetting drops can be helpful as well. Make sure you have good lighting in the room and if symptoms continue, seek evaluation with an ophthomologist ...Read more
I have skin condition and I'm required to face the sun directly, my question is, is it harmful for my eyes to face the sun even when I'm looking away?
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