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Scotopic Sensitivity

Scotopic Sensitivity

How to pronounce:
skə(ʊ)ˈtɒpɪkˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti

Scotopic Sensitivity
Definition:

is a condition relating to the interaction of the central nervous system and the eyes at a physiological level with light. It manifests itself most notably in terms of reading, although the symptoms of the condition can be more general than this. The condition does attract some controversy not in terms of its existence per se, but in the efficacy of reputed methods of treatment.