Photophobia is a fairly common symptom. For many people, photophobia is not due to any disease. Severe photophobia may occur with eye problems and can cause severe eye pain even in relatively low light. But the treatment depends on if you have a serious photophobia or not. When you just have a little feeling of it, you can try to do some care such as avoiding sunlight, closing your eyes, wearing dark sunglasses. If you feel pain, you should go to see a doctor and take some professional test, and then decide what the cause is and which treatment you should take. For people with acquired photophobia, the most effective treatment is to remove the underlying reason. For instance, you should replace the current medication that caused light sensitivity. Once the triggering factor is removed, photophobia will go.
The most common cause of photophobia is the inflammatory responses of eyes, including: conjunctivitis, keratitis, corneal foreign body, corneal Popi, corneal ulcers, iritis and iris and ciliary. The type of inflammatory diseases of the eye should be quick to ophthalmology attendances, a moderate treatment can improve eye photophobia situation. In addition, patients with dry eye due to the lack of adequate tear moisten are also sensitive to light, under this situation, reducing unnecessary stimulation of the eyes is effective. Listen to the instructions of the physician to use artificial tears can improve photophobia situation in some extent.
People with photophobia are sensitive to light. Till now, i didn't heard that there are any way to cure it. So, you must teat your eyes carefully. Here are some suggestions that may help you: You shall try to avoid sunlight as possible as you can. If you have to go in sun or somewhere with strong light, you need wear dark sunglasses to shield your eyes. If this not help, you may consult it to an eye doctor.
It is good treatment by reducing the stimuli for eyes, using the artificial tears under the doctor's instruction. The conditions of eyes photophobia could be improved. But some eye diseases which are not caused by inflammatory can not cured due to current medicine, so it can only adopt by the modalities of negative treatment, such as wearing glasses or cap visor when you go out, and keep the light not so strong in the room.
1, See a doctor as soon as possible: no matter what unexpected problems you have met, you should see a doctor as soon as possible, if this mild sensitivity is a harbinger of glaucoma, the sooner you have the diagnosis the treatment will be better.
2, Wear the right sunglasses: if your eyes are sensitive to sunlight, then you have to pay attention to choose the right sunglasses. The choice of sunglasses should pay attention to three points. First, the label of the sunglasses should display that the lenses can resist at least 90% or more of ultraviolet radiation; second, the lenses must have a polarizing effect, so as to eliminate the bright sun light; Third, the lenses should be flat, so that it can be more further reduce the light reaching the eye.
3, During the medication, protect your eyes: some common drugs, such as antihistamines, antibiotics or the drugs that is to treat high blood pressure will produce temporary side effects. If you are taking these drugs, and find your eyes are uncomfortable under a bright light, then you have to pay attention to good eye protection. Pay attention to wearing sunglasses when you are out of the door and you also can prepare a light colored glasses for use in indoor.
One of the most efficient home remedies for eye stye is to wipe eyelash root with alcohol sponge. You should close your eyes when you are swiping your eyelash root in case of alcohol into the eyes. You should not open your eyes after swiping the eyelash root because you may feel uncomfortable. Doing this for two or three times consistently, you can see obvious effect in your eyes.
From the name we can know photophobia is a kind of disease that make people sensitive of light. Germanyâ€™s former Prime Minister Kohlâ€™s wife was dead of photophobia. She was so sensitive of light that she had never been out for almost fifteen months, she only stayed in an house with no light. There is no efficient way to treat photophobia, you shall try to avoid to go out as possible as you can. To some degree, a pair of sunglasses may be helpful to photophobia.