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pho·to·pho·bic

(fō'tō-fō'bik),
Relating to or suffering from photophobia.

photophobic

(fō′tə-fō′bĭk)
adj.
1. Exhibiting photophobia.
2. Avoiding light.

pho·to·pho·bic

(fō'tō-fō'bik)
Relating to or suffering from photophobia.
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"With the exception of two subjects--who, in addition to migraine, had diagnoses of photophobic muscle contraction headache and pseudotumor cerebri, respectively--all of the other patients [in the study] had relief within minutes of inserting the lenses, and pain relief was maximal within 90 minutes," Dr.
The novel environment and the light provide the stressors, because rodents are photophobic. Increased emotionality and anxiety is associated with a decrease in locomotor activity and rearing, increased activity in the periphery versus the central part of the testing area (thigmotaxis), and defecation (see table 1).
barbus is photophobic and lives in the middle of the river (deep water, currents) while B.
Never the artist of plein-air paintings--he once claimed "faites faux et ajoutez un accent de nature"--he was already photophobic by the time of his stay with the Mussons and the bright light of the city often forced him to stay indoors.
Cornelius Hurt is a 15-month-old Caucasian male who presents after waking from his nap screaming, refusing to open his eyes, and seeming photophobic.
stronger than Catholic ritual, modern technology, or even Van Helsing." But Frank Langella's 1979 vampire was accidentally impaled on a great hook that propelled him into a bright sun, in "an Icarus-like flight toward a center of energy that mirrored his own." Thus, the photophobic vampire "becomes a kind of sun-king." And, finally, in the Reaganera vampire films, solar power was transformed into fire, explosives or radiation burns, which do not, like the other weapons, define vampires--they kill everyone, indiscriminately.
If a person is photophobic (light sensitive), light filtering lenses, such as Corning CPF or Younger PLS filters, which block the ultra violet and visible blue portion of the light spectrum may be very useful.
It can be worthwhile starting the dispensing process ahead of the sight test as the optometrist may use a mydriatic resulting in the child becoming irritable due to the stinging sensation from the drops and subsequently blurred and photophobic shortly afterwards.
He also gave complaints of red, gritty, photophobic and watery eyes.
These light intensities are consistent with those previously reported for inducing a photophobic response in larvae (Xiang et al, 2010) and are at levels consistent with full daylight sun on a clear day as measured on a luxmeter.
Cocconeis sublittoralis is a suitable diatom species for commercial abalone nurseries, particularly when larger photophobic juveniles (+5 mm shell length) are cultured and shading is often necessary.