Solar retinopathy

solar retinopathy --> photoretinopathy

A macular burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light (e.g., the flash of a short circuit); characterised subjectively by reduced visual acuity.

See: solar maculopathy.

Synonym: electric retinopathy, solar retinopathy.

Origin: photo-_ retina, _ G. Pathos, suffering

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