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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Eye Exams at Age 40

For many people, good vision means good eye health. But that is not necessarily true. Regular eye exams can catch problems before it’s too late and that alone can be the difference in saving your vision. Changes in your eyesight happen, and sometimes they can happen with no warning, especially after you reach the age […]

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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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