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Does Anyone Have Or Knows Someone Who Has Photosensitive Epilepsy

Does Anyone Have Or Knows Someone Who Has Photosensitive Epilepsy

I don't really know much about photosensitive epilepsy, does anyone know what symptoms occur.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Ellen I spoke to my mate and he got his sunglasses from a opticians when he had his eyes tested and they are tinted to keep the light down

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have this problem. I was actually at a family Christmas and went in to a seizure when it was picture time. Super embarrassing. I find that (if possible) it's best to just look or turn away from the flashing source. Sunglasses aren't always handy and look a bit silly inside but if you have them and need them they can help. Sometimes (if possible​) letting the person know that you are photosensitive and asking them to stop or saying that you need to be excused can work. It really depends on the situation.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

You are very welcome Ellen ☺

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thanks Tanya I'll make an appointment to see my optician and see if he can help. Thanks again.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

That would be great if you can please Tanya thanks

posted over 5 years ago
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