• Strobe light, light sensitivity, migraine

    Strobe Light Concerns for Incredibles 2

    Disney Issues Alert after Blogger Posts Concerns on Twitter According to Variety Magazine, Disney issued an alert to moviegoers regarding Incredibles 2 having several scenes that may be harmful to people with photosensitivity. On Friday, Blogger Veronica Lewis posted tweets about these scenes, stating that the strobe light effects went on in several places and they were any where from 30 – 90 seconds each. In her tweets, Veronica says that the movie is “filled with tons of strobe/flashing lights…”. She also points out that people with epilepsy, migraines and other chronic illnesses are effected by strobe lights. Before Disney released its official statement on Saturday, many theaters were posting…

  • Light sensitivity

    Light Sensitivity and the Products I Use to Help

    A lot of chronic illnesses include light sensitivity as one of its symptoms. For migraineurs, this is probably one of the most common symptoms. Sometimes I am so light sensitive that sunglasses aren’t even enough. It is also one of the most difficult symptoms to control because unless you are in your home the type of lighting used and the brightness is completely out of your hands. But it isn’t just lighting in public places that are the issues. Headlights of oncoming traffic, flashing lights of any kind, dappled sunlight coming through trees, glare from looking outside from a window…all of these and more leave me struggling to avoid this…