Thanks to several readers who sent in this and related links, we discover a particularly egregious variety of doofi.
Nurse Practioner Trish Patterson at Prestige Urgent Care said ... they haven't had any patients with damage from looking at the eclipse, but they've had a few customers experience pain after they put sunscreen in their eye Monday since they did not have protective glasses.
"One of my colleagues at moonlight here stated yesterday that they had patients presenting at their clinic that put sunscreen on their eyeball, and presented that they were having pain and they were referred to an ophthalmologist," Patterson said.
There's more at the link.
They put what on their what?
I . . . words fail me. Sunscreen as a means to stare at the sun? Is education - not to mention common sense - completely dead in this country?
I mean . . . really?