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    Did the sun damage my eyes?
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    scarface94 posted:
    A week ago I stared at the sun for like 3 seconds. Maybe 4 seconds, 5 seconds at tops. I can see perfectly but I'm just paranoid that it could have ruined something in my eyes. I see no noticable difference with my vision. Also I have no pain or discomfort.

    If I did damage my eyes by looking at the sun, would my vision be blurry? How can I tell if it did damage my eyes?[br>[br>This is really bugging me because naturally I have great vision and I have really bad OCD. I can't get this off of my mind
     
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    scarface94 responded:
    Also I am an 18 year old male, if that means anything.
     
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    Alan M Kozarsky, MD responded:
    Very, very unlikely that you did any damage with less than 5 seconds of looking at the sun. Your continued great vision is further evidence of no damage.


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