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Why is it that your eyes hurt when you look into a bright light?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Reflex

Strongly bright light can be uncomfortable and maybe even dangerous.
The discomfort you feel is a protective reflex and is your eyes way of telling you not to stare at such light.

In brief: Reflex

Strongly bright light can be uncomfortable and maybe even dangerous.
The discomfort you feel is a protective reflex and is your eyes way of telling you not to stare at such light.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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