Glare is the visual perception of excessive, uncontrolled, or unadapted brightness. There are two main types of glare:
- Disability glare: Reduced visibility from an intense light source. Most commonly occurs when the light source reflects from or covers the field of view.
- Discomfort glare: Annoyance or pain caused by overly bright sources. Most commonly occurs when light from the side is greater than the light coming directly from the source.
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