Sensitive To Light And Small (Constricted) Pupils

Reviewed on 12/14/2022

Small or constricted pupils are seen in the presence of bright lights. Small pupils can also be seen in the presence of brain injury or drug use. Narcotic overdose can cause small or pinpoint pupils. Other causes can include certain infections. Since utility to light is often seen with migraine headache. Seek immediate medical care if you suspect trauma or drug overdose. Always describe concerning symptoms to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

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