Chronic Migraine in America Survey 2013

November 23, 2013

The results are in from Migraine.com’s survey! 91.5% are light sensitive 90% go to a dark room for chronic migraine therapy 47.8% avoid medications due to cost Our lenses are an incredible deal when considering the cost of migraine medications and time lost from work.  One could argue that your free time is just as […] Read More

Long-Term Migraines and Light Sensitivity following a Brain Injury

November 5, 2013

Dear Axon Optics, Thirteen years ago I suffered a brain injury. One of the long-term effects of this injury has been frequent severe migraines and light sensitivity. If you have ever been a victim to a migraine you know just how painful and inconvenient they are. For me they are often incapacitating. The sensitivity to […] Read More

Migraine Discussions

September 26, 2013

Migraine Discussions founder/blogger/chronic migraineur Michael Fernandez wrote a great article on how to help with migraines.  There are days when the migraine is here, and isn’t going anywhere.  What are the best ways to cope? In this article, Michael reviews products that alleviate some of the symptoms. http://migrainediscussions.com/2013/09/26/migraines-the-little-things-in-life/

Read More

Lupus, Light Sensitivity, and Loving Tennis

August 5, 2013

Guest Post from Anne D: I sit here beyond words as I write this.  I had to give up my love of tennis because of the problems I had with the sun and fluorescent lighting.  I would develop terrible migraines but I would also break out in a terrible rash and my joints would hurt […] Read More

Turning 50: Not Downhill At All! Stopping the Light Sensitivity

July 30, 2013

Guest Post from Anne D: Most people can easily, without thought, leave their home for a walk, to run errands, exercise, pick up kids, etc.  Whatever the case may be, they don’t think where the sun is or what it may do to their eyes or face.  If you are “normal” why would you?  Well, […] Read More

A Letter From Anne – Migraine Relief Glasses

July 20, 2013
Natural Relief with Art Deco Migraine and Light Sensitivity Glasses

Dear Axon Optics, I wish I had the words to adequately express how thankful I am for the combined efforts of all those responsible and for the countless hours put into studying and making the FL-41 lenses available for those of us who suffer so from photophobia, migraines, or Blepherospasm.  The technology of the sunglasses […] Read More

Migraineur Enjoys the Little Things Again

July 12, 2013

For some customers, Axon’s tinted glasses have a very significant effect on their lives.  One customer recently wrote us to let us know.  Ms. Burton has had migraines for over 35 years that got so bad she had to stop working a few years ago.  She tried Botox and still needed rescue medication, and has […] Read More

The Close of our Rockethub Campaign

July 2, 2013

We at Axon Optics want to sincerely thank you for your support of our Migraine Glasses Rocket Hub Campaign. We received many contributions, and nearly met our goal. We are committed to producing the new lightweight eyewear, and are actively working on completing the design and testing of prototype frames. We will begin production of […] Read More

Comparing Migraine Glasses Wraparounds: Wrap7C

July 2, 2013

The price of our Wrap WGX fell $10 this month, to $189.00 .  What makes this style different than the Wrap 7C?  They’re both stylish wraparound frames with that special curvature to hug the face and block out light.  They both come in black and tortoise shell.  And they both have a removable insert for […] Read More

Jessica’s Migraine Story

May 24, 2013

Hi my name is Jessica I am 41 years old, married and have identical twin sons 9 years old. I work full time as an executive assistant for a major construction company and I have been suffering from migraines and headaches since I was a little girl. I can remember as a child having a […] Read More

Choosing a Bifocal Lens

April 28, 2013

What is the difference between Standard Bifocals and Progressives?  A Standard Bifocal has your distance prescription on the top half of the lens, and a magnified version of your prescription on the bottom half for reading.  A Progressive Bifocal has both distance and reading like a traditionl bifocal, but with the line blended. I realized […] Read More

Polarization Vs. Anti-Glare Coatings

March 19, 2013

Polarization Vs. Anti-Glare Coatings Axon Optics offers transitions lenses and you can now custom order polarized lenses. This has lead many people to ask what is Polarization, exactly, and how it is different than an Anti-Glare Coating. Are they the same? These are actually different, and you can get an AR coating on the polarized […] Read More