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What Happens To Your Eyes When You Go From Dark To Light
What happens to your eyes if you are in the dark for a long period of time and then exposed to light?
Nothing dangerous: Eyes adapt to both light and dark fairly easily. In the dark, the pupils dilate to allow in whatever light there might be, and the retina's dark-seeing receptors (rods) are capturing the images you see. Once you enter the light, the pupils constrict rapidly and forcefully which may cause temporary discomfort. You may also find things excessively bright, but there is no danger in healthy eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It seems whenever i look into dark and don't move eyes, my peripheral goes totally black. Why is that?
My eyes are constantly itching and im getting new vains that don't go away theyr dark vains what is this ?
Possible allergies: Other potential conditions can be dermatitis (if the eyelid skin is red and/or dry) or a reaction from constantly rubbing the eyes. See an eye doctor; you may be placed on allergy drops and even antihistamine pills (although oral antihistamines can sometimes worsen your symptoms). ...Read more
When i go outside in bright sunlight, it takes my eyes 5 or 6 minutes inside to get to normal vision-i can see clearly, but it seems like it's darker?
It takes time: Some people can have trouble adjusting from light to dark conditions or vice versa. If your vision is otherwise normal, it is probably not a serious condition. There is a group of rare retinal conditions, however, that can present with similar problems that can lead to decreased vision. In order to determine if you may have one of these rare conditions, you need to have a dilated eye exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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