Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Observational Study Volume 4 Issue 10

Misconception on Mechanism of Damage to Macula by Solar Eclipse

Shahzad Waseem*

Professor, Consultant Eye Surgeon, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Shahzad Waseem, Professor, Consultant Eye Surgeon, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Received: August 14, 2021; Published: September 15, 2021

In almost all the Ophthalmology books and perhaps most of the ophthalmologist agree that solar eclipse causes damage to the macula and may cause permanent visual loss if sun is seen for a long time.

In our observation, we have found that, at the day of solar eclipse, people are very excited and curious to see the eclipse.

As we know that cosmology tells us that in solar eclipse, moon comes in front of the sun. And from earth we can easily stair at the sun, which is not possible in normal days.

Damage to macula happens by UV rays emitting from the sun.

    Citation

    Citation: Shahzad Waseem. “Misconception on Mechanism of Damage to Macula by Solar Eclipse".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.10 (2021): 13.

    Copyright

    Copyright: © 2021 Shahzad Waseem. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




Metrics

Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

Indexed In




News and Events


  • Certification for Review
    Acta Scientific certifies the Editors/reviewers for their review done towards the assigned articles of the respective journals.
  • Submission Timeline for Upcoming Issue
    The last date for submission of articles for regular Issues is December 15, 2022.
  • Publication Certificate
    Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.
  • Best Article of the Issue
    The Editors will elect one Best Article after each issue release. The authors of this article will be provided with a certificate of “Best Article of the Issue”.
  • Welcoming Article Submission
    Acta Scientific delightfully welcomes active researchers for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue of respective journals.
  • Contact US