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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Sensitivity To Light

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I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

Eye pain at night: Can be caused by: corneal dehydration and recurrent epithelial erosion, dilated pupils increase in eye pressure due to narrow angles, trachoma etc.. Patients with sleep apnea and especially using a CPAP device may experience ocular surface drying from air or even compression from the mask. So, lots of possible causes. I recommend eye exam by ophthalmologist. . ...Read more

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Sensitivity to light post assault to face?

Sensitivity to light post assault to face?

Inflammation inside: Inflammation can occur inside your eye after it takes an impact. One symptom of inflammation in the eye is light sensitivity. ...Read more

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I have severe sensitivity to light and sound?

I have severe sensitivity to light and sound?

Phono-photofobia: The transmission of pain impulses from activated peripheral sensory nerves to second-order neurons in trigeminal brain stem nuclei and upper cervical cord may cause sensitization of second-order neurons. Not only can this intensify the pain, it may also increase sensitivity to convergent sensory stimuli such as light (photophobia) and sound (phonophobia). ...Read more

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What can cause increased sensitivity to light?

What can cause increased sensitivity to light?

Many things!: Cataracts, uveitis (inflammation in the eye), corneal scar, dry eyes, genetics and light colored eyes, after cataract scar tissue, some medications (prozac) etc. ...Read more

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I have headache, dizzyness, and sensitivity to light, what to do?

I have headache, dizzyness, and sensitivity to light, what to do?

Headache specialist: The first steps in the management of headaches are to eliminate the presence of any secondary headache disorder and to diagnose the specific category of the headache involved. Except for the typical primary headache, most patients with frequent or recurrent headaches should have some form of diagnostic tests to exclude organic disease. See orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes eye sensitivity to light and wind?

What causes eye sensitivity to light and wind?

Cornea mostly: Cornea is very sensitive, and when irritated by wind, will cause tearing. Tearing from light is hard to explain- seems some people are just more sensitive than others. ...Read more