SEP 23, 2016
- Most patients with light sensitivity do not have an ocular problem (eg, iritis).
- Most patients with light sensitivity have migraine, although it might be undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.
- The purpose of the ophthalmic exam is to rule out other light-sensitive conditions such as dry eye and blepharospasm.
- Management includes optical treatments for indoor and outdoor light sensitivity and referral to a headache specialist or neurologist.