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How do you rate your visual quality of life?

Part 2 of a 2-part series

 

Last updated 10/5/2022 at 1:43pm

Photophobia is disabling, requiring adjustments in the person's daily life as it isn't something that can be turned on or off. Village News/Courtesy photo

Shelby Ramsey

Special to the Village News

We all can measure our quality of life, but have you considered where your "visual quality of life" falls on the scale?

Dr. Kathleen Digre, a distinguished neuro-ophthalmologist and former president of the American Headache Society and former president of the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society, provided more insight on this.

Those who experience a symptom such as photophobia likely can. "Having severe photophobia ... really can affect the visual quality of life," Digre said.

A study of 106 individuals with varying headache disorders was c...



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