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Had visual migraine 6 days later developed eye floaters after, seeing halos and comets and starbursts around lights at night rainbow ring around light?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Examination time

You need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for a dilated examination.
You may have had a classic migraine, but the onset of spots/floaters could mean something different, like a retinal tear, vitreous detachment, or some other ocular issue. The starbursts & halos could be a refractive error, cataract, dry eyes or other. Bottom line is an examination to diagnose your symptoms.

In brief: Examination time

You need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for a dilated examination.
You may have had a classic migraine, but the onset of spots/floaters could mean something different, like a retinal tear, vitreous detachment, or some other ocular issue. The starbursts & halos could be a refractive error, cataract, dry eyes or other. Bottom line is an examination to diagnose your symptoms.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Migraine

Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes.
It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management.

In brief: Migraine

Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes.
It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management.
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
I agree. A dilated eye exam will usually result in ruling out the symptoms Being caused by the eyes.
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