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2017 Eclipse | The reality of solar retinopathy: Kentucky woman warns of dangers

08/18/2017 05:11 PM

For months, experts have been warning people about the dangers associated with Monday’s total solar eclipse. Those who look directly at the sun as the eclipse is happening risk permanent eye damage, a condition known as solar retinopathy. Frankfort resident Bettina Riley knows first-hand what it’s like to live with the condition. Riley suffered permanent vision loss after she was forced to look into the sun while driving home from work one day. “I’m going up a tall, steep slope, driving upgrade... Read more 

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