Are your eyeglasses precision tinted?

August 25, 2011
migraine glasses for light sensitivity

The idea of “precision” tints has arisen from the May 2011 article in Cephalalgia in which custom optical tints were used to reduce visual sensitivity in migraine patients.  You can view the study here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21622479 and a review article here http://www.gizmag.com/tinted-glasses-fight-migraines/18751/. In this study, subjects looked into a colorimetry machine and adjusted the mix of different colors they […] Read More

The Need for Fast, Alternative, Migraine Relief

August 23, 2011

Migraine relief has been a common dream for many who suffer from frequent migraines. The National Headache Foundation (www.headaches.org) supported The National Migraine Treatment Survey, a telephone survey of 500 clinically diagnosed migraine sufferers between the ages of 25 and 45 conducted March 2010. A number of interesting results were reported from this survey: 69% […] Read More

Migraine Headaches: Frequently Misdiagnosed

August 11, 2011

Migraine headaches are very common and affect about 18% of women and 9% of men at some point in their lives. However, this common illness is often misdiagnosed as “tension headache”, “sinus headache”, or allergy. Here are some of the characteristics of migraines that help differentiate them from other headache syndromes: Unilateral headache. A headache […] Read More

Visual Migraines and Ocular Migraines

August 5, 2011

  If you are visiting this site, you have likely experienced a visual migraine (ocular migraine, ophthalmic migraine, eye migraine).  In general, this refers to the visual warning signs or aura of a migraine attack. It can be a frightening phenomenon.  Those affected by visual migraines are good candidates for using migraine glasses (FL-41) to […] Read More

Best-Ever Migraine Home Remedies?

June 29, 2011

Recently ABC’s Good Morning America did a segment on headache and migraine home remedies (Mar 2011).  Prescription medication and over-the-counter medication  such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen can help, but you have to be careful not to overuse them, which can lead to “rebound headaches.” Some of the migraine home remedies included avoiding MSG, […] 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

Welcome to AxonOptics.com

April 5, 2011

As we get our new company off the ground we want to thank you for visiting axonoptics.com.  Members of the Axon Optics team include a Neuro-Ophthalmologist, a Migraine Researcher, and an Optics Researcher.  We started this company because we believe that the products on our site have a unique ability to block the light that […] Read More