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The Preventive Health Team at IBC is happy to share our December 2017 newsletter in the link below. Enjoy the read, and have a wonderful holiday season!
December 2017 Innovative Health4U
Solar Eclipse Tips for your Eyes!
Solar retinopathy can occur when starring at the sun.
It may last several weeks to months,
This deterioration generally resolves without treatment.
However, you can have permanent damage to the photoreceptors.
Eclipse glasses must be compliant with the ISO 12312-2 international safety standard for such products.
•Do not look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope, binoculars, or other optical device.
•Similarly, do not look at the sun through a camera, a telescope, binoculars, or any other optical device while using your eclipse glasses or hand-held solar viewer — the concentrated solar rays will damage the filter and enter your eye(s), causing serious injury.
Viewing with Protection -- Experts suggests that one widely available filter for safe solar viewing is welders glass of shade 12, 13 or 14.
Please enjoy the August issue of Innovative Health4U!
Innovative Health4U August 2017