Using Eye Glasses for Natural Migraine Relief

July 16, 2012

Axon Optics is developing eye glasses that block the wavelength of light that triggers migraines. It offers a natural migraine relief method of reducing the severity and frequency of migraines. Axon Optics in collaboration with the University of Utah is developing novel coating which can be applied to eyeglasses in order to block the light spectrum that […] Read More

“Light Build Dilemma” and Finding Natural Migraine Relief

July 5, 2012

A few months ago, the Richmond Times-Dispatch published an article about a Virginia woman named Lois Fay titled “Light-bulb dilemma: Shift to CFL lighting a concern.” As the article’s title indicates, Lois was worried about recent federal lighting standards (mandated by the federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007) that require all new light […] Read More

Study: Only seven prescription drugs and one OTC were found proven to be effective for preventing migraine attacks.

May 3, 2012
drugs and alternative treatments for migraines

  The results of a new major study about medication and migraine treatment was released last week. The study announced new guidelines ranking the effectiveness of medications used to treat migraine and contained surprises. Only seven prescription drugs and one over-the-counter product (butterbur) were found proven to be effective for preventing migraine attacks. Other drugs […] Read More

The Difference Fl-41 Can Do For Migraines

April 18, 2012

An axon customer was curious to know if ceiling fans can be the cause of triggering migraine attacks: “I just ordered a pair of FL-41 glasses for help with fluorescents, but am wondering if anyone out there has trouble with ceiling fans. The spinning actually makes me fall over, particularly if it catches me off […] Read More

Is there a difference between Optical Migraine and Ocular Migraine?

April 5, 2012
axert alternatives for migraine treatment

  Optical Migraine and Ocular Migraine Optical migraine and Ocular migraine are terms that most physicians no longer use. The reason for not using these terms is that they can mean different things to different people. To some they mean eye pain in someone with migraines. To others, they mean the visual disturbance, or “aura” that sometimes […] Read More

Spectral Characteristics of FL-41 Tint

March 20, 2012

Curious as to what wavelengths FL-41 blocks?  Well here is a comparison of light transmission of FL-41 tint glasses compared to regular grey sunglasses:

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Ceiling Fans, Flickering, Motion, and Migraine

March 7, 2012

A recent question from a customer asked about ceiling fans and if it may trigger migraine attacks: I just ordered a pair of FL-41 glasses for help with fluorescents, but am wondering if anyone out there has trouble with ceiling fans. The spinning actually makes me fall over, particularly if it catches me off guard. […] Read More

Relieve Eye Strain At the Computer

February 22, 2012

Customers often ask if FL-41 glasses will relieve eye strain at the computer.  He are some comments from a physician that studies light sensitivity: Many of my patients have trouble with computer screens, but for a variety of reasons. Some of my patients need mild reading glasses or bifocal. This is especially true for patients […] Read More

Axon Optics Migraine Glasses featured at "Innovation Idol: Superhero Edition"

January 18, 2012

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, four fantastic entrepreneurial innovators assembled in the hallowed halls of The Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City to participate in “Innovation Idol: Superhero Edition.” Axon Optics was pleased to be selected as one of the four innovations. Each contestant represented a super-heroic innovation with the potential to save lives, increase safety, […] Read More

Update on Next Generation Migraine Lens

December 22, 2011

We keep getting emails about our next generation migraine lens (and understandably so).  We just wanted to share a picture of them with you and let you know we are hard at work performing clinical studies.  Axon Optics will deliver the best product with clinical data to back it up.  We expect these migraine lenses […] Read More

Do You Have Migraine Eye Symptoms?

October 20, 2011

Migraine Eye Symptoms Because migraine is a neurologic disease and not just a “headache”, it can have a variety of symptoms other than head pain. Visual disturbances and eye pain are two common ocular examples of migraine eye symptoms. 1) Aura About 1/3rd of people  with migraine experience a visual disturbance or “aura” that precedes […] Read More

Light Sensitivity Relief

September 17, 2011

Are you sensitive to light? Does light trigger painful migraines or headaches?  Is hiding in a dark room the only relief, or is something better out there? Because not everyone shares this form of light discomfort, others may be inconsiderate to people with light sensitivity, or “photophobia”. People without this sensitivity cannot understand or imagine […] Read More