LIGHT SENSITIVITY

Light sensitivity is also called photophobia. It is a common experience with many underlying causes. The broad term covers many kinds of discomfort in bright light, ranging from trouble adjusting to brighter light to pain in the eyes. People who have light-colored eyes may be more prone to light sensitivity than those with dark eyes. If you […]

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THE CAUSES OF COLOR BLINDNESS

Color blindness is an uncommon visual issue that is most often linked to a genetic cause. It affects 1 in 12 men. The most common form of color blindness is red/green blindness, with blue/yellow being the second most common. Achromatopsia, or total color blindness, is extremely rare. Most people who are color blind have this […]

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Eye Freckle

Overview You’re probably familiar with freckles on your skin, but did you know you can also get freckles in your eye? An eye freckle is called a nevus (“nevi” is the plural), and different kinds of freckles can occur on different parts of the eye. While usually harmless, they do need to be monitored by […]

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