Does Solar eclipse result in increase in patients?

Doctors are expecting increase in patient calls from across the world (in places in which the eclipse was visible) due to Solar retinopathy. It’s damage to the eye’s retina due to increase in exposure to solar radiation. It usually occurs due to staring at the sun, watching a solar eclipse or viewing UV light. It will be common for people who viewed the Solar eclipse without appropriate eye glasses.

The symptoms are expected to be on the lower side with people experiencing diminished eyesight.

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