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Can a migraine cause impaired vision?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

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Migraines can be proceeded by visual auras or ophthalmic migraines, which block vision for up to an hour. As well, recurrent migraines may increase the risk of developing glaucoma, which if left untreated could lead to permanent vision loss.

In brief: Temporarily

Migraines can be proceeded by visual auras or ophthalmic migraines, which block vision for up to an hour. As well, recurrent migraines may increase the risk of developing glaucoma, which if left untreated could lead to permanent vision loss.
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