What Is Photophobia and How Can One Find Relief?

Eyes that are extra sensitive to light can cause you a lot of discomfort and inconvenience. While some light sensitivity is normal with some people, an increase or excessive amount is problematic. Increased photosensitivity (also known as photophobia) can make doing normal tasks difficult. Keep reading to learn more about why eyes become more sensitive to bright lights and how your eye doctor can help. What Is Photophobia? Photophobia is an umbrella term for someone who has higher-than-average light sensitivity.