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What is Photophobia?

What is Photophobia?

  • Photophobia: An exaggerated or irrational fear of light.
  • Photophobia: Fear and avoidance of light. It can be the result of anxiety about the eyes, photosensitivity, or photalgia.--2004
    Source - Diseases Database

Photophobia: Introduction

Types of Photophobia:

Broader types of Photophobia:

What causes Photophobia?

Causes of Photophobia: see causes of Photophobia
Risk factors for Photophobia: see risk factors for Photophobia

What are the symptoms of Photophobia?

Symptoms of Photophobia: see symptoms of Photophobia

Photophobia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Photophobia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Photophobia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Photophobia: see treatments for Photophobia
Research for Photophobia: see research for Photophobia

Name and Aliases of Photophobia

Main name of condition: Photophobia

Other names or spellings for Photophobia:

light phobia


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