Understanding Photo-Phobia: When Your Eyes Don't Want To See The Light

Do you know you can develop a phobia for light? The medical term for this condition is photo-phobia, or light sensitivity. It is a condition in which light causes discomfort or even pain in your eyes. Photo-phobia is an extremely disruptive condition, given how much light plays an important role in daily life. The Symptoms The main symptom of photo-phobia is discomfort when light falls into your eyes. Other symptoms include headaches, nausea, and the need to squint the eyes when they are exposed to light. [Read More]

Teenage-Onset Visual Blurriness: A Guide For Patients And Their Parents

When you're only a teenager and your vision starts to become blurry, it's normal to be a bit alarmed. You may not want to wear glasses or have to deal with the hassle of contacts -- and of course, there's also the worry that something more sinister is going on. However, visual blurriness that begins during the teen years is not uncommon, and it's not usually caused by anything too serious. [Read More]