Many people claimed to their eyes hurting after looking directly up at the solar eclipse. We found the most searches related to eyes hurting were found in areas closest to the path of the solar eclipse. The closer you are to the solar eclipse, the more damage is at stake for you.
Solar Eclipse Glasses vs. Eyes Hurt
To be able to look at the solar eclipse, you needed to get special solar eclipse glasses to maximise your protection from damage from the sun. We found that people who searched for the glasses online were less likely to search 'my eyes hurt' or other injuries involving eyes.
Trump Eyes vs. Solar Eclipse
People went crazy after seeing the president look directly at the eclipse without protection. Following his actions, many people thought it was okay to look when it really wasn't.