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Dr. Troy Smith warns about solar eclipse eye-damage


August 17, 2017

Alva optometrist Dr. Troy Smith made a brief announcement at the Alva Kiwanis club Wednesday to be careful and not permanently damage your eyes by attempting to watch the solar eclipse directly.

Also, Smith warned of the danger of burning out the sensor on your cell phone or digital camera if it is pointed at the eclipse without a strong neutral density filter.

Alva Vision Clinic has a limited supply of give-away eclipse glasses. If you would like to put your name in the hat for a drawing for glasses, call 580-327-2393. Even if you don't win the drawing Thursday afternoon, they still have w...

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