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A 42-year-old member asked:

Is there a relation between sunlight sensitivity and night blindness?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Not really: Although an increase in sunlight sensitivity can be associated with eye disease, most sunlight sensitivity is caused by a relative lack of pigment in the eye. In other words, people with light colored eyes are generally more light sensitive than people with dark eyes.
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