What is a retinal migraine?

5 signs. One eye visual disturbances (flashing light, dark spot, blind) temporary visual loss headache (starts after visual changes) repeated (at least 2 attacks) it’s helpful to see your doctor during an attack, so she can ask the appropriate questions to diagnose you. If your symptoms don’t quite fit the above criteria, you may have another type of migraine.

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How do you treat a retinal migraine, with or without going to a doctor?

Need to see doctor. It’s helpful to see your doctor during an attack, so she can ask the appropriate questions to diagnose you. There are a number of things that can cause similar visual disturbances, such as brain damage, tumours, ischemic optic neuropathy (damage to the optic nerve) and other optic disorders. Even if the symptoms are coming and going, it’s very important to rule out other causes. Read more...
Aspirin. Although there is no universal treatment of retinal migraines, Aspirin has be been benificial in ocular migraines. Read more...
Migraine or worse. Without going to a doctor ypu should try a migraine headache food diet and avoid many otc drugs. You should see a physician to insure that it is only a migraine that is not causing silent damage and not a sign of other causes or problems. Read more...

How is an ocular (ophthalmic/retinal) migraine usually diagnosed and distinguished from other potential conditions having similar symptoms?

H ; P. This condition is diagnosed like almost all others: by history and physical exam. In this particular case, the history would be of painless, bilateral, symmetric visual changes that last 15-60 minutes and the exam would show no ocular findings to cause this. Read more...

Am diagnosed with ocular migraines but I just had one that I think was in both eyes. No headache. Retinal Migraine or migraine aura affecting vision?

It effects vision. during the visual migraine episode. It can last between 5 minutes to 30 minutes. Any further queries click here --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan. Read more...