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reflected sun light into eyes

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: No this does not. This requires treatment using special chemical agents.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The risk of staring at the sun is with the open eyes as the light could be focused on the retina and damage the light receptors. It is annoying to ha ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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Pupil constriction: It is somewhat normal for some people to experience discomfort or even pain in the eyes when going into the bright sunlight, especially when coming fr ... Read More
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Dr. Lawrence Bloom
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Minutes: There is never any good length of time to stare directly at the sun. However if you look right at it and away there will be no harm done.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
DON'T DO IT!: You can do severe damage to your retina by directly looking at the sun. Never ever do this!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Looking at the sun is a bad idea and will just blind you. Being outdoors in bright light makes everyone's eyes look lighter or brighter while everyon ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
What do you mean: By flare up? Be more specific in describing what happens when he is out in the sun.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerson marius Kolbe
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Eye infection: You might have an eye infection or similar. Go see your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably Dry Eye: Most likely explanation is dry eye syndrome. You should try some artificial tears 4 times a day and also schedule an app't with eye md.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Khalid Khan
53 years experience Ophthalmology
Photophobia ?: There are many causes of photophobia.The most commonly : fair complexion , corneal diseases , iritis, choroiditis and acute glaucoma are some of the ... Read More

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