Once retina tissue is destroyed, it cannot regenerate, causing permanent vision loss.
Tomorrow, August 21, 2017 many will have the opportunity to view the first total solar eclipse visible across the U.S. in the last 99 years. Without proper eye protection to watch it, the macula (the center part of the retina) can easily be burned causing temporary or permanent vision loss.
PositiveTip: There are really only three safe ways of viewing the eclipse. Click here to learn how you can enjoy seeing the eclipse safely. Please enjoy it safely.