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Ocular migraine signs

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
The "ocular migraines" are typically the aura portion of classical migraine events. The absence of pain does not imply absence of migraines, just a s... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
AKA: Peri-Orbital: Usually a ocular migraine originates from a sensitive network of nerves within the nose. This may be caused by a deviated septum or something called ... Read More
Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry 35 years experience
Retinal Migraine: The thought is that the same mechanism involved in the aura phase of migraine is reponsible fro retinal migraine. Think of it this way; the person has... Read More
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the s... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Ocular migraine: Possible due to a spasms in blood vessels in the retina, the delicate lining in the back of the eye and vision loss or blindness lasting less than an ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not true: Almost all with ocular migraine have a kind of light show with visual changes but rarely is there ever pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Brain disturbance: Ocular migraine is a disturbance of the circulation to the occipital lobe of the brain which is the site of visual information processing. This condi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines usually only last from 1-30 minutes. They can last longer. Very rare for the symptoms to be permanent. I do not know of anyone los... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Very different: Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) are caused by a transient clot, usually not causing permanent damage to the brain. About 1/3 of those who experience... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management 38 years experience
Vision disturbance: Ocular migraines cause vision loss or blindness lasting less than an hour, along with or following a migraine headache. It is a rare finding in migrai... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Ocular migraine: Talk with your doctor to get a better understanding, but here's some good information. Like many conditions, it can vary from person to person. http... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Ocular migraine: True ocular migraine is rare. One of the symptoms can be brief loss of vision in one eye usually followed with headache. There can be several causes... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatric Neurology 20 years experience
Possibly: It can certainly be one of many precipitating factors. If that is what you've noticed causes your migraines, then that is a relatively easy thing to ... Read More

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