Starbursts are bright circles of light perceived surrounding light sources like streetlights, headlights etc which at times could be annoying.

Although it does not affect visual acuity, it causes unease or irritability, and over time, may cause headaches.

It can be associated with:

  • Cataract
  • Dry eyes
  • Fuchs' dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Kerataconus
  • LASIK surgery side effect
  • Multifocal IOLs side effect
  • Ocular migraine
  • Photokeratitis
  • Wearing glasses or contact lenses side effect