Proper Care of Eclipse Glasses
Eclipse glasses are essential tools for witnessing the breathtaking phenomena of solar and lunar eclipses while ensuring the safety of your eyes. To maximize their lifespan and maintain their integrity, it's crucial to handle and care for them properly.
First and foremost, always inspect your eclipse glasses before each use. Check for any scratches, cracks, or other damage that might compromise their protective capabilities. If you find any defects, replace the glasses immediately.
Store your eclipse glasses in a clean, dry, and safe place. A sturdy case or pouch will help shield them from dust, moisture, and potential impacts. Avoid leaving them in direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays can degrade the protective film.
When wearing eclipse glasses, ensure they fit snugly and cover your eyes completely. Keep them on throughout the entire eclipse to shield your eyes from the intense solar radiation. Never look at the sun without your eclipse glasses, as this can cause serious and irreversible damage to your eyes.
After use, gently wipe the lenses with a microfiber cloth to remove any smudges or fingerprints. Avoid using abrasive materials that could scratch the protective film. Store the glasses in their case until the next eclipse event.
By adhering to these care guidelines, you not only extend the life of your eclipse glasses but also safeguard your eyes for future celestial wonders. Remember, proper care is essential for both your viewing enjoyment and your visual health.
All Eclipse Glasses USA eclipse glasses have detailed instructions on proper use and storage of our glasses, according to ISO 12312-2 standards.