Axon Optics 2019 Scholarship

January 9, 2020

Thanks to all those who entered our 2019 Scholarship. This year we asked those entering to share their migraine story. We received inspiring stories through essays, art, and videos. Each one touched us in its own unique, inspiring way. This year we had more than 100 entries and choosing was no easy task. We wish we could have […] Read More

Post Concussion Syndrome and Photophobia

December 27, 2019

If you have ever had a head injury or concussion, you might feel like it placed you on a path to more frequent headaches or migraines. Maybe it seems like your trouble started with that injury long after you recovered from it.  Even if you had never had a migraine before that event, perhaps you […] Read More

Migraine and Gut Health: What you need to know

December 7, 2019
Good gut health can ease your migraines

Most people who have migraine also experience nausea and vomiting during an attack, but what if that connection goes deeper – into the gut? What if there is a link between migraine and gut health and by taking care of your gut you may be able to better manage your migraine? Some doctors are now […] Read More

Pregnancy Migraines: Prevention and Treatment

September 2, 2019

Many women find that their migraine decreases during pregnancy. However, some pregnancy migraines have been linked to increased blood pressure, abortions, the number of caesareans, preterm births and other issues during pregnancy and childbirth. An extensive study was done at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. This […] Read More

Replace Lenses on Glasses: A scratch on your lens is a simple fix

August 29, 2019

If you wear shades, readers, or prescription eyewear, at some point you will have to replace the lenses on your glasses. It is inevitable. It happens to the best of us – and some more often than others. No matter how careful you are, how meticulous you are about protecting your glasses, scratches are bound […] Read More

Impact of Migraine on Workplace Productivity: A Survey Summary

August 26, 2019

Migraineurs know how hard it is to handle social situations when they have a migraine attack. So, Research! America conducted a national public opinion survey which would give them more insight on how migraine affects people and their workplace productivity as well as how that stretches into other social areas of life. The general statement […] Read More

Light Sensitive Vision & What You Can Do About It

August 23, 2019
Laser Vision Between Two People

One day my wife told my 6 year old, “No, you may not look at screens without supervision,” he replied, “What are you talking about? I don’t need super vision to look at screens.  I don’t even wear glasses.” While few of us have “super vision,” millions of people do have light sensitive vision, and […] Read More

Living with Migraine: How to Cope when Every Day is a Struggle

August 16, 2019

How do you stay positive when you are living with migraine, when each day is such an uphill battle? How do you keep putting one foot in front of the other when all you want to do is crawl into bed and hide from the lights, smells, and sounds of the world? How do you […] Read More

Vestibular Migraine

July 10, 2019
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

Migraine Glasses – A Thorough Look (2020)

June 10, 2019
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 Results Are In: Axon Optics Eyewear Reduces Headache Impact

May 22, 2019

Since 2011, Axon Optics has been developing precision-tinted eyewear with purpose. As technology has advanced, our primary mission has remained constant: to help people who suffer from light sensitivity and migraine to suffer less. We’ve Been Hard at Work, and the Data Is In We admit it — we’re data nerds. We’ve been busy surveying […] Read More

Dark Glasses for Migraine: Separating Fact from Fiction

May 10, 2019

“Get a little sunshine!” “Open a window; it’s too dark in here!” “Why do you keep it so dark in here! Turn on some lights!” Do you cringe when someone says these things to you? Do you seek out the darkened corners of a room, pulling down the shades and lowering the lights? Does every […] Read More