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

Brain Injury Statistics from the Brain Injury Association of America

March 6, 2013

It’s Brain Injury Awareness Month. Here is a list of facts from the Brain Injury Association of America’s Brain Injury Awareness Month factsheets.  Their website can be found here: http://www.biausa.org/ Incidence of brain injury ·    1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention, the […] Read More

Melany’s Story: Migraines Developed While Pregnant, Axon Lenses Helped Pregnancy Migraines

March 4, 2013

You may have heard Melany’s story on the news or read about it in the paper. Her story rings true for so many. She developed migraines with aura while pregnant.  I recently interviewed Melany about her experience for our blog. Q: Melany, When did you start getting migraines? A: Spring 2011, I wasn’t sure what it was, […] Read More

Featherweight Migraine Relief Frames Ready for Production

March 3, 2013

Our RocketHub campaign has been extended! A little more info about our Rockethub campaign: We’ve designed new, lightweight frames that put far less pressure on the face. They’re an eyeglass-style frame with wraparound-style curvature, so they hug the face better; they have lens sizes made specifically for maximum coverage from our therapeutic Axon Lenses. Its […] Read More

Note From A Migraineur

February 24, 2013

One of the perks of the job is that I get to test-drive our products. I love my glasses. I used to use the computer for hours at a time. I used to drag myself around the grocery store, or try to sit through a flourescent-lit three hour college lecture. I used to squint all the way from one […] Read More

fMRI evidence that precision ophthalmic tints reduce cortical hyperactivation in migraine

February 16, 2013

The National Institute of Health keeps Public Access Archives.  This is great for those of us who don’t have access to University-level research journals.  But once you have access, how do you know which articles to read?  The text isn’t exactly easy reading, either – it’s dense with scientific and medical jargon that means nothing […] Read More

Precision tinted glasses help prevent migraines

February 9, 2013

The USA TODAY wrote an article about precision tinted lenses that may benefit migraine sufferers particularly those whose migraines are accompanied by visual auras, or flashes of light. The artcle references data found in the May 26 issue of the journal Cephalagia which is a peer-reviewed journal containing papers on all aspects of headache. The […] Read More

Virginia of Axon Optics on Utah Talk Radio KHQN 1480 FM.

February 2, 2013

                      Virginia of Axon Optics will be live on Utah Talk Radio KHQN 1480. Listeners can tune in on Monday, February 4th, at 1:15 Mountain Standard Time. For more information about Utah Talk Radio, visit their website at http://www.khqn1480.com/index.html

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Glasses developed at University of Utah may help migraine sufferers

January 28, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY — Doctors at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah may have found a natural way to get rid of painful migraines: specially tinted glasses. Melany Moras suffered her first migraine headache last spring when she was pregnant. It lasted an entire weekend. “I just couldn’t get out of bed […] Read More

KUTV-2 News | Utah Doctor Develops Glasses To Get Rid Of Migraines

January 21, 2013
KUTV News logo for Axon Optics Article

Local Television Station KUTV-2 News ( A CBS Affiliate) aired a story about our migraine glasses, as well as our upcoming clinical study.  Melany and Dr. Katz are in the video.   UTAH DOCTOR DEVELOPS GLASSES TO GET RID OF MIGRAINES Sinclair Broadcasting Group (KUTV) January 21, 2013 Migraines are the most common neurologic disease […] Read More

Participate in Clinical Studies

January 16, 2013

  Thanks to all of you who’ve expressed interest in the study. We’ve received over 600 responses. As a result, we are no longer seeking participants for this study. We do plan to have additional studies in the future, and we will post that information here and on our Facebook page. Click on the Facebook […] Read More

Axon Optics Lenses Beat Sunglasses, Rose, or Grey Tints for Blepharospasm Relief.

January 15, 2013

FL-41 is better than Rose or Grey Tints, and Axon’s Therapeutic FL-41 Tinted Lenses tops them all. I participate on a number of message boards regarding light-sensitive disorders.  I’m a member of several different migraine groups online.  Occasionally, I find a question that nobody seems to answer, and I feel like the Teacher’s Pet.  I […] Read More