Solar Eclipse 2017

The big solar eclipse is Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. It’s the first total solar eclipse to take place in the U.S. in almost 100 years, and curiosity seekers are traveling from all over the country — and around the world — to witness this unique event.

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How to tell if watching the eclipse damaged your eyes

If you heeded all the warnings, you're likely fine. But spots or blurred vision that shows up 12 hours later or the next day might be a sign that the sun's direct rays permanently hurt the retina.