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Light Sensitivity

Discussion in 'Help and Support' started by Jason Bennett, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. Jason Bennett

    Jason Bennett Well-Known Member

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    My eyes hurt in most environments because of any kind of light. I'm having to wear my sunglasses most of the time. The light causes pain in my eyeballs and eye sockets. Sometimes, even when I wear sunglasses my eyes still hurt with light. Anybody else experience this?
     
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    Michael Balog Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Not so much in the day time but really bright sunny days hurts me and while driving in the dark oncoming cars headlights really burns my eyes. I wear uv contacts and the burning has went down considerably from when I was a kid.
     
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    GadAbout Well-Known Member

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    My daughter has a bad case of this, but it might be due to her concussions combined with autism. I bought her prescription sunglasses, and she also has some wraparound sunglasses that fit over any pair of regular glasses. This gives her double darkening plus blocks light from the sides leaking in.

    It makes me sad, because I like a lot of light. We can never both be happy with the weather. If it's sunny, that's good for me and bad for her. If it's dark, she likes it and I just feel mopey.
     
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  4. Jason Bennett

    Jason Bennett Well-Known Member

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    I totally get it. My family and I have made compromises over the years. A little bit of both goes a long way in persuing hapiness.
     
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  5. Jason Bennett

    Jason Bennett Well-Known Member

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    Oh, yeah, nightime lights are painful.
     
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    yes I used To wear ray bans, Would still be wearing them now but can’t find them ,my eyes are slightly different from yours because I damaged them by looking into the Sun and I’ve also had laser surgery ,at the time the technology didn’t prevent the laser from touching Live tissue. So my eyes are still sensitive after 27 years, I only notice if I rub my eye too vigorously,But I have dark sunglasses and AMBER sunglasses for migraines , do you have any allergies, rheumatoid arthritis ,lupus .The reason I ask !there are herbs that could help your eyes but if !you are immuno compromised !you might !react to them as everyone is unique ,there is no guarantee that something in the Herb might irritate you!
     
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  7. christopher.k

    christopher.k roosterman

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    not quite the same thing but related so ill mention that I have quite sensitive which tends to affect me mostly in finding clothing very uncomfortable
    makes me think id settle quite happily into a nudist colony really......
     
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  8. Jason Bennett

    Jason Bennett Well-Known Member

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    Me, too! Most, if not all, clothing feels scratchy, bunchy, or choking to me. 1 more vote for a nuditst colony!
     
  9. AuBurney Tuckerson

    AuBurney Tuckerson ~GigglesTheAutisticHyena~

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    Bright lights just blind me. I always end up driving straight towards where the sun is shining because of the way I go to get to my college. I have prescription shaded lenses, and they help a little but not much.
     
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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    ray ban wayfarer -dark green lenses good for eye sensitivity ,i used them right after the laser surgery ,they are very dark and not cheap.
     
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    christopher.k roosterman

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    nudity is also nice for "other" things which are probably considered unpolite to talk about in this part of the forum.
     
  12. Jason Bennett

    Jason Bennett Well-Known Member

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    My local Walmart has a combination of natural and fluorescent light; it hurts my eyes even with my sunglasses on.
     
  13. AuBurney Tuckerson

    AuBurney Tuckerson ~GigglesTheAutisticHyena~

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    Can you link me to what they look like?
     
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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    As requested A2949CB4-6F03-4753-AC4B-DFD4A5EE9D93.jpeg ray bans are made in other shapes and are dark as well ,they also have an aviator style but probably as you’re autistic you want them covered in at the sides ,these worked for me to the extent that I had to take them off because it was so dark, wish I could find them,I Started to have the problem of what do I do ?if I take them off as the light is so bright after I’ve done that, but remember my eyes are slightly different from yours if you haven’t had laser surgery and you haven’t damaged them you probably wouldn’t be as shocked by the light.
     
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