1. Tilt your head back
2. Pull your lower lid away from the eye to form a “pocket” by pulling the lower lid down with index finger pinching the lid outward with thumb and index finger
Looking at an eclipse is as dangerous as staring at the unblocked sun, and can cause damage to the retina, the light sensitive nerve layer at the back of the eye. The damage affects the macula, the part of the retina responsible for central vision.