What to Look for in Solar Eclipse Viewer Glasses | American Paper Optics

What to Look for in Solar Eclipse Viewer Glasses


The solar eclipse of 2017 was one of the most popular events of the year. If you missed out on that one, there are upcoming eclipses in the next several years. Make sure you are prepared for them by investing in solar eclipse viewer glasses. These glasses have a single job: provide viewers with the ability to see the eclipse without hurting their eyes. However, there are many inferior products on the market, products capable of damaging your eyes if you use them. Before you purchase these and hand them out to those you know, it is best to consider what key features these glasses need to provide.

What Features to Look for in Glasses

If you are ready to invest in solar eclipse viewer glasses, there are a few key things to look for in them. First, you need to be sure they are certified. The glasses you choose should be have CE certification, ISO certification, and Australia and New Zealand certification. You will want to ensure the glasses themselves have these markings on them to ensure that they are designed specifically for directly viewing the sun. In order to meet these standards solar eclipse viewer glasses should protect the eyes from 99.9 percent of the sun’s rays. Take the time to learn more about all of the options available to you today before you make an investment.

There is never a bad time to start considering your purchase of solar eclipse viewer glasses. EclipseGlasses.com, by American Paper Optics, can help you every step of the way. You can place your contact us online to learn more, or call us at 1-800-767-8427.

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  • Alexander Risse