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. Corneal neuralgia is defined as pain in […] 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 (2020) – 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

How Karen Found Relief After Traumatic Brain Injury

May 19, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of disability in the United States. In 2014, the US saw 2.87 million TBI-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and deaths.  Head injuries require immediate emergency care to assess potential TBI and prevent any further head or neck injury. A mild […] Read More

Silent Pain: How I Live With Chronic Migraines

May 15, 2020

Silent Pain: How I Live With Chronic Migraines We all have bad days. Days where we feel like not getting up in the morning. Sometimes life just feels like an intolerable grind of endless nine to five cycles. Wake up. Work. Sleep. Repeat. And while this is already pretty rough in itself, why not throw […] Read More

Darkest Sunglasses for Sensitive Eyes — Indoors & Out

April 9, 2020

If you regularly shut the blinds, turn off lights, or retreat into a dark corner of the room, you could be sensitive to light. Putting on sunglasses might seem like an easy fix — even indoors. But donning the darkest sunglasses for sensitive eyes isn’t a long-term solution. Here’s why: Don’t Teach Your Eyes to […] Read More

User Story: Peggy Found the Right Migraine Glasses

March 23, 2020

We have heard so many stories from Axon Optics customers who have found relief by wearing our proprietary lenses. Many of these customers have also tried other types of glasses made to help people cope with painful light. Some have tried “blue blockers.” Some have resorted to wearing sunglasses indoors, which is never a good […] Read More