Frequently Asked Questions About Light Sensitivity

December 10, 2020
migraine glasses for light sensitivity

FAQ on Light Sensitivity – Answered by Dr. Katz, MD, PhD, of the Moran Eye Institute at the University of Utah Medical Center Q: What is light sensitivity? A: Everybody has a little light sensitivity. If you look at a light that’s too bright, like the Sun, it hurts, and that’s a protective mechanism that we […] Read More

Free Gift While Supplies Last for Holiday Shopping

December 7, 2020
Axon Migraine Supplement Drink Mix In a Bottle

It our Gift Giving Sale!  Now you can get 20% off your entire shopping cart, free shipping, AND a free $30 gift code to our partner site  Just use the discount code VERYMERRY at Axon Optics to get 20% off your order. Then we’ll immediately email you a gift code to use on […] Read More

Vestibular Migraine

December 6, 2020
Vestibular migraine involves dizziness with or without migraine pain.

Have you ever been dizzy? I mean, really dizzy, where you couldn’t do much if you could get up at all. This is not a “too much spinning on the playground equipment” dizziness. No, this dizziness comes on seemingly out of the blue. It can last several minutes or drag on for up to three […] Read More

Working With a Migraine: Best-Selling Author Uses Axon Optics

November 5, 2020

Chloe Benjamin is best known for her abilities as a novelist, including New York Times best-seller The Immortalists. But like millions of others, she’s also a migraineur who’s had to find ways to keep working with a migraine. In a career that demands long hours on the computer, Chloe has found relief by wearing Axon […] Read More

Jeff Manages Corneal Neuralgia While Training for American Ninja Warrior

October 6, 2020
Jeff wearing Axon Optics glasses

After having vision correction surgery, Jeff found himself with rare complications of extreme light sensitivity, headaches, and corneal pain. His eyes also became so chronically dry that he actually wore swim goggles to help keep moisture in. Jeff’s set of complications led to a diagnosis of corneal neuralgia. What is Corneal Neuralgia? Corneal neuralgia is […] Read More

Features of Migraine Aura in Teenagers

October 1, 2020

Migraine auras are sensory disturbances that come before or during a migraine event. Researchers recently conducted a study on migraine aura in teenagers. This was published in the Journal of Headache And Pain. This research provides some helpful insights into the ways in which teens experience migraines. About the Study This study ran during a […] Read More

What to Do When Your Child is Sensitive to Light: A 5-year-Old’s Story

August 10, 2020

We frequently hear stories from Axon Optics users about the benefits they experience from our glasses. One benefit we’ve been hearing about is how our eyewear helps those with ADHD light sensitivity, even in children. Of course, child light sensitivity can make school and play difficult for kids. But it can also take its toll […] Read More

Are All FL-41 Migraine Relief Glasses Created Equal?

July 18, 2020

FL-41 is a lens tint that has been shown to reduce the impact of migraine attacks in clinical studies. But what does FL-41 tint look like? Are all FL-41 glasses the same? The answer is a resounding no. An early research project from the University of Utah Medical Center evaluated whether patients were getting the same […] Read More

Migraine Glasses (2021) – Here’s What We Know

July 10, 2020
Man Holding Migraine Glasses by Axon Optics

We’ve all felt it at some time, bright light that hurts. But that’s not you. No, forget the garden variety light sensitivity. Yours is the serious stuff. You know the drill: bright lights, pain, the overwhelming need to find a dark room in which to retreat. You’re not alone, but is that really any consolation? […] Read More

The Science Behind Green Tinted Glasses for Migraine

June 15, 2020

Reviewed by Dr. Bradley Katz, MD, Ph.D. University of Utah Medical Center If you are living with migraine, you know how debilitating it can be, making you feel drained, uncomfortable, and disconnected from the rest of the world – especially those you love. If you’re here, reading this, you are probably looking for answers – […] Read More

Yoga for Migraine

May 27, 2020

If you’re a migraineur, you’ve likely heard of all types of migraine remedies and preventatives. Some seem perfectly plausible. Others, not so much. Still, with each new potential remedy that comes along and offers a glimmer of hope, we can’t help but think, “why not?” And plunge in. Disappointment is just part of the game […] Read More

Home Hacks for Those With Sensory Processing Disorder or Light Sensitivity

May 20, 2020

Are you easily overwhelmed by everyday stimuli? Do bright lights cause you headaches? Do strong smells engulf your senses, impacting you more than others? Is a new scratchy sweater unbearable to wear? If so, you may be considered a highly sensitive person. A highly sensitive person is someone who has a stronger than normal reaction […] Read More