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Light sensitivity (photophobia) is an intolerance to light that causes discomfort or pain. Any bright light source, such as sunlight or artificial light, may cause discomfort.
Light sensitivity may be a symptom of certain eye conditions or due to a migraine or a bacterial infection such as meningitis. Sensitivity to light can also be a temporary response following an eye procedure or surgery.
Light sensitivity can be a symptom of: