What is photophobia?
Also known as: light sensitivity, light intolerance
To a certain degree, everybody can be sensitive to light from time to time, particularly bright sunlight. But when a person’s light sensitivity is debilitating and tied to other problems, then photophobia may be present.
Reviewed by: Luxme Hariharan, MD
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