Eye strain with sinus
I have a mild sinus infection for the last 3 days. Along with it, I have a high sensitivity to light, prefer to be in the dark or dim light - if I expose myself to normal room/natural light, or any screens, my eyes start to pain and feel stressed. Being in the dark again gives relief. I have constant pain near my temples and forehead which I presume is sinus. Not sure why the light is affecting me so much. Is it something to be concerned about or once sinus pressure is relieved it will be ok?
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It appears you have common migraine headache with photo phobia ( intolerance to light). Consult an experienced ENT doctor, get a CT scan of sinuses done and start treatment. For migraine three things should be considered, life style modification, migraine chemo prophylaxis and medicine for SOS use.
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