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Could Computer vision syndrome cause photophobia? Can it be cured? how long?

Could Computer vision syndrome cause photophobia? Can it be cured? how long?

YES: Computer vision syndrome can cause photophobia. Lubricant eye drops and prescription drops can help. See link http://www.ophthalmologymanagement.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleid=100686 ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Light Sensitivity (Definition)

Light sensitivity is a clinical finding in which either a person's eyes are more sensitive to light than normal resulting in pain with bright light or a person's skin is more likely to be sunburnt ...Read more


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Is there a cure for light sensitivity or am i just stuck with it?

Is there a cure for light sensitivity or am i just stuck with it?

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

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Ongoing dull headache upper left side of head sometimes accompanied by pain in left temple. Aspirin does not cure. No light sensitivity. Fainting, etc?

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

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What is photophobia?

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

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Can you live a normal life with photophobia issues?

Can you live a normal life with photophobia issues?

Yes: Being sensitive to light can be normal, especially in people with blue eyes. However it can also represent problems and should be brought to the attention of your eye md. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to help my photophobia problem or make it go away?

See a doctor: Photophobia can be caused by corneal abrasions, migraines, or other ophthalmological or neurological conditions. Get evaluated for the cause so the proper advice can be provided. ...Read more

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What to do if i suffer from photophobia, what can I do to ease it.?

Wear tinted glasses: Wearing tinted glasses helps. The real question is why do you have photophobia? There are some people with normal eyes who have it, especially if the eyes are light in color; however, photophobia can be a sign of eye disease. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can glasses treat photophobia?

Can glasses treat photophobia?

Sunglasses...: ...Help with photophobia. Nothing can "treat" photophobia, unless it's due to some disease like inflammation. ...Read more

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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 more

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