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How can rosacea around the eye are cause light sensitivity?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have rosacea and find that your eyes can't tolerate bright light, talk to your doctor. Light sensitivity is one symptom of a form of this skin condition called ocular (OK-yoo-ler) rosacea. Other eye symptoms include a bloodshot appearance, dryness, a burning sensation, a "gritty" feeling, and swollen eyelids.

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