When I was maybe 9 years old, my family spent a week vacationing in southern Spain. We practically lived in the swimming pool at our rented villa, and when we weren’t in the water, we were out walking through the white-stuccoed villages in the beautiful southern sun.
A few days into our trip, I noticed that I had difficulty focusing my vision, and my eyes teared constantly. By the end of the week, I could barely open my eyes at all.
All the bright sunlight had caused major damage to my eyes. It was several weeks before they healed fully. I had nightmares for many years after that.Read more on themighty.com