• This discussion is related to Light Sensitivity/Photophobia, Headache, Migraine. (medhelp.org)
  • Migraine headache is a common cause of photophobia, with a majority of migraine sufferers reporting sensitivity to light. (medicinenet.com)
  • A study done by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has found that exposing migraine sufferers to a narrow band of green light can reduce light sensitivity, known as photophobia, and headache severity. (headaches.org)
  • Although photophobia is not usually as incapacitating as headache pain itself, the inability to endure light can be disabling," said lead author Rami Burstein, PhD, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine and Academic Director of the Comprehensive headache Center at BIDMC. (headaches.org)
  • We used H 2 15 O PET to study photophobia induced by continuous luminous stimulation covering the whole visual field in 8 migraineurs during spontaneous migraine attacks, after headache relief by sumatriptan and during attack-free interval. (neurology.org)
  • The intensity of the luminous stimulation provoking photophobia with subsequent headache enhancement was specifically determined for each patient. (neurology.org)
  • Photophobia is defined by The International Classification of Headache Disorders, second edition (IHCD) as an hypersensitivity to light, usually causing avoidance. (neurology.org)
  • To do this we applied an increasing luminous stimulation until reaching photophobia and causing headache worsening during migraine attacks. (neurology.org)
  • From 2002 to 2005, we selected 8 patients from the neurology department of the Toulouse Hospital (7 female, 1 male, mean age 36.5 years) with episodic migraine without aura (ICHD-II code 1.1) as defined by International Headache Society (IHS) criteria and systematically complaining of photophobia during the attacks. (neurology.org)
  • Photophobia accompanying migraine headaches is a symptom of important diagnostic value, and has been selected as one of the diagnostic criteria of migraine without aura by the International Headache Society (IHS). (bmj.com)
  • The most common symptoms during sandfly fever were headache, anorexia, myalgia, photophobia , low back and retro-orbital pain. (symptoma.com)
  • Although it is unclear if these symptoms could be directly classified as a primary headache disorder like migraine, they commonly displayed migrainous features like photophobia. (theraspecs.com)
  • mononucleosis Tonsil - Traumatic ulcer Gradenigo's triad EAR E-Ear discharge A-Abducens palsy R-Retro orbital pain(5th nerve involved) indications of tympanoplasty- ABCDES [medicalgeek.com] Other symptoms can include photophobia , excessive lacrimation , fever , and reduced corneal sensitivity. (symptoma.com)
  • Other commonly occurring adverse reactions include blurred vision, photophobia, superficial keratitis and decreased lacrimation . (rxlist.com)
  • Both types of photophobia can range from being a mild nuisance to very disabling with discomfort glare likely to be the dominant problem for those with glaucoma and disability glare being the dominant problem for those with partial cataracts, but many children will have elements of both. (childhoodcataracts.org.uk)
  • Most children with cataracts have some photophobia, although not always enough to cause big problems. (childhoodcataracts.org.uk)
  • Where there are partial cataracts that have been left in place, or membranes, after-cataracts and debris from surgery are interfering with vision then the photophobia may be fairly severe. (childhoodcataracts.org.uk)
  • Port Hawkesbury Optometrist Burns Vision Centre is a certified Optometrist specializing in Photophobia, Cataracts, Glaucoma, eyecare, lasik and much more in Port Hawkesbury, NS. (burnsvision.com)
  • BACKGROUND: The rare descriptions, in the literature, of ocular infections due to Pasteurella multocida include: endophtalmitis, keratitis and corneal ulcers , Parinaud's oculoglandular [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include irritation, photophobia , and watery discharge. (symptoma.com)
  • That way, you can keep your same stylish lenses AND find some much-needed relief from photophobia. (axonoptics.com)
  • [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 4 days, he presented with pain, photophobia , tearing, and decreased vision in both eyes. (symptoma.com)
  • [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] None of the patients suffered any adverse reaction, except for mild and transient conjunctival hyperaemia and photophobia . (symptoma.com)
  • The only way to treat photophobia is therefore to get to the root of the problem with a comprehensive eye exam. (fusioneyecare.com)
  • Moreover one tint my work well as photophobia treatment given one cause but may exacerbate photophobia in the case of another cause. (glarminy.com)
  • Photic sneeze reflex, a medical condition by which people exposed to bright light sneeze Photosensitivity in humans thefreedictionary.com/photophobia citing: Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PAQ evaluates two aspects of photosensitivity: photophobia and photophilia (attraction to light). (medscape.com)
  • Many migraine sufferers find that they need to recover in a dark room during an attack because of their photophobia, or that bright lights can trigger an attack. (specsavers.co.uk)
  • Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna discovered higher rates of depression, anxiety, and stress in both patients with migraine and migraine-free control patients with photophobia. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Limitations include the small sample size, the predominantly female sample, and the lack of an additional control group of patients with migraine without interictal photophobia. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Seidel S, Beisteiner R, Manecke M, Aslan TS, W√∂ber C. Psychiatric comorbidities and photophobia in patients with migraine . (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • It's important to mention any current medications to your eye doctor, as they may be associated with photophobia. (fusioneyecare.com)
  • While you should always follow your doctor's advice with a href="//photophobia/medication-and-drugs/">drugs and medications for Photophobia , we are generally not in favor of using pharmaceuticals and recommend an approach that tackles the root cause of the problem. (changethatsrightnow.com)
  • Photophobia can also be a side effect of some medications, including some antihistamines, acne medications, and blood pressure tablets. (essilor.com.ph)
  • Migrane preventive medications (beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, anti-convulsants) are reasonable photophobia treatments. (glarminy.com)
  • Brain Fog/Constipation/Acne/Lethargy/Photophobia etc. (paleohacks.com)
  • She appeared mildly ill but was alert and oriented with no nuchal rigidity, photophobia , rash, or limb weakness. (freethesaurus.com)
  • I think most of us have had situations in which photophobia patients have a completely normal ophthalmological examination. (aao.org)
  • Ichthyosis follicularis - alopecia - photophobia (IFAP) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the triad of ichthyosis follicularis, alopecia, and photophobia from birth. (nih.gov)
  • Ichthyosis follicularis, atrichia and photophobia (IFAP) syndrome (OMIM 308205) is a rare X-linked genetic disorder. (cdc.gov)