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How To Cure Photophobia
Photophobia is eye discomfort in bright light. The discomfort of light sensitivity can be reduced by avoiding sunlight, closing the eyes, wearing dark glasses, or darkening the room. However, the cause for the light sensitivity should be determined, since proper treatment may cure the problem. Seek urgent medical attention if pain is moderate to ...Read more
Photophobia, ghosting, glares, starbursts.No cataract, power fine, no astigmatism n cornea ok(topography).Wavefront error of 0.66.What should I do to cure?
Maybe: Your eyes can be sensitive to light for a number of reasons. If the sensitivity is due to a condition that is irritating the cornea or iris, than treating those conditions will help the sensitivity. If your eyes are healthy, but just generally light sensitive, then decreasing the sensitivity by blocking some of the light with sunglasses or hats may help. A complete eye exam is recommended. ...Read more
Ongoing dull headache upper left side of head sometimes accompanied by pain in left temple. Aspirin does not cure. No light sensitivity. Fainting, etc?
Need headache diary: Whenever someone has a one sided headache one can think about migraines. Whenever anybody talks about constant dull pain one can think about tension type headaches especially without light sensitivity and other vegetative features. So it seems like you have a little bit of this and a little bit of that. You could use a headache specialist--- and should fill out a headache diary to get analyzed. ...Read more
Light sensitivity: Photophobia is the technical term for light sensitivity above the normal response to a change in light intensity. People with this experience discomfort even with low light intensity that would bother no one else. There are a number of causes including breakdown of the surface (cornea) of the eye and retinal inflammations. See your ophthalmologist if you have this symptom. ...Read more
Alrady a month I getting photophobia and at the same time I realiszes that my hair is easy to loss..
Need more info.: It's hard to give sound advice with the info provided. Does male pattern baldness run in your family? Are you having any other problems with your eyes besides light sensitivity? these would include loss of visual acuity, eye pain or redness, discharge or excessive tears and sensation of grittiness or dryness. If you resubmit your question with this info, perhaps we can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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