Planning for the Solar Eclipse
West Tennessee is in a great viewing position for the August 21 solar eclipse, with near totality anticipated in the afternoon hours. Safely viewing a solar eclipse, however, is critically important to avoid permanent damage to your eyes.
In the spirit of public health and safety, please take a moment to learn more about the solar eclipse:
The solar eclipse is exciting and educational, but above all, you must take steps to ensure the safety of your vision. Please ask your eye doctor if you have additional questions.
Learn more in this article from USA Today.
Southern College of Optometry Eclipse Day with Memphis Redbirds
Southern College of Optometry is proud to partner with the Memphis Redbirds to provide solar eclipse glasses to attendees during the team’s baseball game timed to coincide with the eclipse. The first 5,000 attendees will receive glasses approved for safely looking at the eclipse.