Possible Solar Retinopathy

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:45
Country
United States
Age
16
Gender
Male
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No

Question

 

 

Hi,

I made a dumb decision to stare at the sun through 3 pairs of sunglasses for about 2 seconds, my eyes are sensitive to light and hurt a little, can you help me figure if I'm going to have long term or short term eye sight loss?

Thanks

 

Answer

Thanks for your Question

It is unlikely that you will have solar retinopathy if you wear Sunglasses. Solar retinopathy can occurs immediately or within 2 weeks post exposure and it can cause temporary or permanent visual loss. 

You should visit your eye doctor if you notice any visual disturbance.

 

 

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