Hello and thanks for your question. Depending on exactly what is causing the sensitivity to light, one of two prescription drops may be helpful for you. The first...
is a dilating drop called cyclopentolate (1 or 2%), is taken twice daily, and while it dilates the pupil a bit (which can make the eye a little more sensitive to light by itself), it can stop the pupil from bouncing back and forth in response to light, which in the case of many patients with light-sensitivity caused by inflammation, can help the pain considerably. Alternatively, a drop called pilocarpine can constrict the pupil. If the light-sensitivity is caused solely by too much light-exposure to the retina of that eye, constricting the pupil somewhat can help with that. Does that make sense?
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