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Definitions

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  • n. snow blindness

Etymologies

photo- +‎ keratitis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Symptoms of eye sunburn are blurred vision, irritation, pain, redness, tearing and temporary vision loss (called photokeratitis, or snow blindness).

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  • UV can lead to the development of ocular problems, such as photokeratitis, snow blindness, catarach and various forms of cancer in the eye.

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  • 'snow blindness' also known as photokeratitis, may encounter symptoms in the eye such as pain, tearing, swollen eyelids, a feeling of sand in the eyes, and similar to cataracs the person may be prone to lose some vision.

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  • Sun damage can cause severe conditions such as photokeratitis (sunburn to the cornea), pterygium (tissue growth on the whites of eyes that can block vision), and skin cancer on the eyelids, and has been implicated in the development of cataracts and possibly macular degeneration as well.

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  • Among the most common conditions is photokeratitis or sunburn to the eyes, also known as "snowblindness," a temporary but painful burn to the cornea resulting in blurred vision and even temporary blindness, Hinkley says.

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  • UV radiation can harm humans directly via sunburn and skin cancer, immune system suppression, and eye damage, such as cataract photokeratitis [9].

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  • Short-term exposure to UV can lead to photophobia – visual discomfort and sensitivity to bright light or photokeratitis, a sunburn-like condition that can last 48 hours or so.

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  • Winter or summer, hours of bright sunlight can burn the surface of the eye, causing a temporary and painful condition known as photokeratitis.

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  • Those rays don't just prematurely age your skin; they also cause short-term problems like photokeratitis, or reversible sunburn of the cornea, and long-term damage like cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens that develops over years.

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  • Exposure to excess UV light can cause photokeratitis.

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