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Question:
If a person's eyesight is all right but he or she is not able to open their eyes in normal day light, what sort of disease is this?     

Answer:
Sensitivity to light, or photophobia, is a very common symptom of a myriad of ocular, neurologic, and systemic diseases. Common causes of photophobia include cataract, migraine, concussion, intraocular inflammation, and corneal abrasion.  Based on your question, it is impossible to determine whether a specific disease is at work here, and I would recommend an evaluation by an Eye M.D.

Answered by: James M. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: Eye Conditions, General Eye Health

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Answered: Sep 19, 2012

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