Photophobia

Alternative Names

Light sensitivity; Vision – light sensitive; Eyes – sensitive to light

Definition of Photophobia

Photophobia is eye discomfort in bright light.

Review

Paul B. Griggs, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/13/2009

External and internal eye anatomy

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