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Sharp pain with light
I get a sharp pain in my eye when looking at bright light eg. when opening the curtains or turning a light on in a dark room.  My eye does not look unusual or red.  I do have myopia (-8.75) and have loads of massive floaters following PVD but I do not think they are related as I have had them checked at the eye clinic. Is this pain anything to be concerned about or is it common?
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This is not common and you should have you eyes checked again. It's called Photophobia and can be a sign of more serious problems, though it's probably benign.
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Timothy D. McGarity, M.D.
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