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Can crying make your eyes too sensitive to light?

Can crying make your eyes too sensitive to light?

Any irritation will: Crying causes irritation of the glands and surfaces of your eye, which can make them light sensitive. It may sound weird, but try using some artificial tears a few times a day.

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Light Sensitivity (Definition)

Light sensitivity or photophobia means when the bright light or sun bothers your eye. This can be from very dry eye with cornea surface issue, corneal scratch or ulcer, and eye inflammation from iritis. This happens due to iris spasm. Iris is like an aperture of camera open and close based ...Read more


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Why are my eyes so sensitive to light sometimes?

Why are my eyes so sensitive to light sometimes?

Tears: Many reasons but the most benign is surface drying which distorts the immage and increases glare sensitivity.

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What could be causing my eyes to be so sensitive to light?

What could be causing my eyes to be so sensitive to light?

Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation.

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What could make your eyes become very sensitive to light?

What could make your eyes become very sensitive to light?

Dry eyes: Any reasons account for this. However the most serious are iritis. Others include dry eyes. As always I suggest you get an complete exam by an professional eye physician.

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Dear Dr my eyes are very sensitive to light and sometimes I feel pain in my eyes and my vision is 6/12 in left and 6/18 in right And my eyes are dry.

Dear Dr my eyes are very sensitive to light and sometimes I feel pain in my eyes and my vision is 6/12 in left and 6/18 in right And my eyes are dry.

Eye pain: Eye pain and decreased vision are medical emergencies. This may be a sign of an inflammatory eye disease. You need to see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible.

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My eyes are becuming red and sensitive to light. Potential causes?

My eyes are becuming red and sensitive to light. Potential causes?

Many possible causes: You should see an ophthalmologist to manage this issue. There are many possible causes of redness and sensitivity to light.

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Why am I tired and nauseated as well as hot anand eyes sensitive to light's?

Why am I tired and nauseated as well as hot anand eyes sensitive to light's?

See your doc: Sounds like you're feverish. The cause could be a number of things, some of which are serious. I would recommend seeing your doctor asap.

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Any reason why are my dark brown eyes so sensitive to light?

Any reason why are my dark brown eyes so sensitive to light?

Individual sensitive: While it is true that lighter colored eyes on average tend to be more light sensitive, many with brown eyes are also light sensitive and you fall in that category. As long as the eyes are not diseased and the vision is good, then you don't have to worry about this although you might carry sunglasses with you more often.

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What can be done for a 2 year old who eyes are very sensitive to light?

What can be done for a 2 year old who eyes are very sensitive to light?

Ophthalmic exam: You may consult your doctor. It coud be many reason or not.

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Why are my eyes so much more sensitive to light when I wear my contacts?

Contact lenses: Contact lenses are foreign, highly milled plastic polymers that correct refractive errors. A proper fit is very important. Many factors can interfere with a comfortable contact lens fit including: too tight a fit, too dry an eye, excessive protein deposits on contact lens, overwear, viral or bacterial infection, contact lens allergy just to name a few. All these can increase sensitivity.

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Could use your help docs! My eyes are very sensitive to light and they tear almost everyday is there anything I can do?

Could use your help docs! My eyes are very sensitive to light and they tear almost everyday is there anything I can do?

Get an eye exam: Dry eye commonly causes a variety of symptoms such as grittiness, light sensitivity, eye fatigue, fluctuating vision, and even tearing. Tearing that occurs when the eyes are dry as a baseline is called reflex tearing. The eyes suddenly pour out tears in response to the dryness. These tears are not usually very lubricating. Other conditions such as eye inflammation and glaucoma can also cause this.

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Are blue eyes more sensitive to light?

Are blue eyes more sensitive to light?

Yes: Blue eyes have less pigment in the iris and therefore transmit light to the retina easier, increasing light exposure and sensitivity. Not all blue-eyed people are abnormally sensitive to light. Adaptation can happen, as well as the wearing of sun glasses for protection and comfort.

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My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

Migraine maybe: Migraine is one possibility. Light sensitivity may also be caused by a number of eye disorders, such as iritis. If you headache resolves, but the light sensitivity does not, please contact your local ophthalmologist.

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Are people with blue eyes more sensitive to light?

Are people with blue eyes more sensitive to light?

Yes in my experience: I don't have any scientific data to support me, but my blue eyed patients seem to report more sensitivity to light than those patients with brown eyes.

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I have pain in my eyes sometimes and they seem very sensitive to light and wind I have really light colored eyes could that be the reason?

I have pain in my eyes sometimes and they seem very sensitive to light and wind I have really light colored eyes could that be the reason?

Possibly dry eye: There are many things that can cause those symptoms, and only through an eye exam can you be sure. However, sensitivity to wind is very suggestive of a dry eye condition, which can also cause light sensitivity and pain. People with light colored eyes can be light sensitive because of decreased pigment in the eye. Over the counter artificial tears may help some of your symptoms.

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My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

Eye exam: These symptoms could be due to certain headache or other neurologic syndromes or could be a problem with your eyes. Some people are just more sensitive to light. See your doctor for a proper exam and treatment as indicated.

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