In the evenings I have to have lights switched off and sit in the dark. I do have light blocker glasses but only help minutely. It's very irritating for my family. Any help appreciated
How do people cope with light sensitivity? - LUPUS UK
Are your lightbulbs uv free ? X
Where can I get them?
I got mine from amazon as I cant go out to shops due to shielding.i changed mine as I could no longer get the bulbs for ceiling light.google it for more info xx
Also take the same steps as you would outside. Sunscreen long sleeves and hat x
Not sure if it would help for you but I found some smart light bulbs that you can change the brightness and colour of.
Get the LED lights but not the super bright ones. You need the softer LED lights. I am extremely photosensitive and have to avoid UV at all costs
Have you tried a red light for retinopathy repair and calmness? I’ve got a red LED lamp.
Yes, red LED lamp has no uv or blue in it and this wavelength causes the damage and sensitivity.
So is the light sensitivity eye damage then?
It’s the invisible ultraviolet (uv) light that causes the damage: skin cancer, eye damage etc etc. Just look at all the sun worshippers with dreadful facial and bodily skin!😱😢Could be an alert!?🤔
I usually wear dark glasses and a hat when outdoors.
Get old incandescent light bulbs, best are lower energy so the 40 and 60 ones/ I know the EU and US banned them but you can still find them at some places and they still make them for fridge/mechanical use. Get a lamp where the light bulb points upwards so away from you. Doing this I have had no issues, yes extremely light sensitive,
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