Solar Eclipse Eye Protection Tips

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Protecting your eyes is crucial to avoid potential damage. Here are some detailed recommendations:

  1. Use certified solar viewing glasses: must meet the ISO 12312-2 international safety standard.
  2. Make sure to inspect glasses for certification label and ensure there are no scratches or defects
  3. Avoid homemade filters
  4. Be cautious with cameras and binoculars : do not look at the sun through cameras, telescopes or binoculars without a certified solar filter specifically designed for that device
  5. Monitor children and pets during the event
  6. Educate others about the importance of eye protection and safety
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