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Dose you or partner or child have light setivilty

by that i mean its hard to look at light or be out in sun light without sun glasses on dose not have to do with bad eye sight . my dh has light sensitivity bad but perfect eye sight he cant go anywhere without sun glasses on i has two sons with him and both are showing sighs they have it to . i recently asked an optician about my 8 month old and she said he had little pigment in his skin or eye . so i wanted to know

is light sensitivity hereditary ?

what colour of eyes do people with light sensitivity have ?

 
feralkitten

Asked by feralkitten at 7:58 PM on May. 18, 2011 in Health

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Answers (3)
  • I have it BAD....Here are my eyes....


    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:07 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Myself and my children all have that problem. My eyesight has always been perfect, but I cannot be outdoors without sunglasses, and the lights inside cannot be too bright. My kids are the same way.

    My opthomologist seems to think it is hereditary, and nothing can be done about it. Pediatricians concur. we all have dark brown eyes, though, so I am pretty sure it is not a pigment thing.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 8:02 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • i have light sensitivity, as does my oldest son. we both have blue/grey eyes. my eyesight is very poor though, but i don't think that has anything to do with the sensitivity issues.

    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:05 PM on May. 18, 2011