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Can you tell me about ocular migraine?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: 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 condition causes attacks lasting from 5 min to up to 2 hours, of greying out of 1/2 of the field of view (or a portion) with shimmering lights and variable patterning. It usually comes without warning and leaves with no trace.

In brief: 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 condition causes attacks lasting from 5 min to up to 2 hours, of greying out of 1/2 of the field of view (or a portion) with shimmering lights and variable patterning. It usually comes without warning and leaves with no trace.
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