Op. Dr. Özgür Gözpınar, “Although photophobia is not an eye disease, it can be caused by both eye and non-eye conditions. Allergy, irritation, inflammation, dry eye and some systemic medications may cause photophobia.” says.
May be the harbinger of migraine
The best treatment method for light sensitivity is to find the source that causes it. Photophobia can also be a preliminary symptom of migraine-like diseases. Photophobia can disappear in many cases after the triggering factor has been treated. People with light sensitivity should stay away from sunlight and other harsh light sources. It should use a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses with UV protection.
Photochromic (light-changing color) glasses can be a solution for sun sensitivity. These glasses darken automatically outside and block 100% of the sun’s UV rays. Polarized glasses should be preferred for bright sun rays. Polarized glasses are special sun glasses developed for specific needs. The most important feature of polarized glasses; The lights reflected from different angles reduce the glare and glare effect in the eyes. Provides extra protection against reflections on water, sand, snow and road and other reflective surfaces that cause shine.
Polarized glasses should be used against the sun
People whose eyes are sensitive to light should be more attentive to eye health. Avoid sharp daylight, snowy areas with intense reflections, seaside and use sunglasses. Especially people with eye disorders should pay more attention to using sunglasses.
Polarized lenses protect the eyes against UV rays and prevent glare caused by highly reflective surfaces such as water. It provides 100% UV protection especially for people with photophobia sensitivity. Users get extra clear vision thanks to lenses that provide highly enhanced contrast and color.