Ocular Hazards Associated with Eclipse Viewing

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Arthur Bradley
Todd Peabody


You have probably heard the warnings about direct viewing of an eclipse and the damage it can do to your eyes. What is the real threat, and how does sunlight during an eclipse pose a threat? In this article, reprinted from the 2017 Indiana University CelestFest website, hear from faculty at IU's School of Optometry about the medical information surrounding this topic.


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Arthur Bradley, Indiana University

Arthur Bradley, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus in the Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

Todd Peabody, Indiana University

Tood Peabody, OD, MS, is the Associate Dean for Development and a Clinical Professor in Indiana University's School of Optometry, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.