Sudden Light Sensitivity (Causes, Treatment, Prevention)

March 16, 2021

No matter what package it comes in, light sensitivity is no picnic. Photophobia could be a chronic medical condition, or it may be more acute due to a recent surgery, infection or other eye problem. What could make the eye pain, headaches, watery eyes, and inconvenience even worse is when it comes on unexpectedly.  If […] Read More

User Story: Swelling of the brain and nerve damage caused by mold.

March 11, 2021
Candy wearing Axon Frames after her experience with nerve damage from mold

What was your experience with mold exposure? My mold exposure was job related. I worked at a University and my office building was previously a car wash converted to office space and classrooms. Initially I suffered with respiratory, lightheadedness, vertigo, and nausea (after 1 month in the building). Many people experienced similar problems. My Assistant […] Read More

Eyes Sensitive to Sunlight? 5 Potential Causes & Some Solutions

March 9, 2021

When you forget to put on your sunglasses before stepping outside during the middle of the day, you probably immediately notice your eyes are sensitive to sunlight. You’ll squint, shield your eyes with your hand, and blink repeatedly until you put your sunglasses on. This is normal for anyone, and there’s a good reason why […] Read More

Sensitivity to Fluorescent Light (and How to Deal With It)

March 4, 2021

You know it when you feel it. You walk into an office or retail store, and whether it happens immediately or after a few minutes, it’s unmistakable. The fluorescent fixtures overhead are beaming out their flickering, harsh, and (at least to you) excessively bright light — and here comes trouble. No matter what others believe, […] Read More

6 Types of Tinted Glasses (and Their Benefits)

March 4, 2021

Recently, you might have noticed more and more people wearing tinted glasses. It’s been a bit of a fad lately, and we’re not necessarily talking about tinted sunglasses, but tinted eyeglasses which may be used indoors.  Some people wear tinted lenses just because they look cool (think Robert Downey, Jr.). But in any case, they […] Read More

Virtual Learning and Migraine

February 12, 2021

This year, no other event has been more significant and influential as the ongoing global health crisis, and it’s easy to see why. The pandemic not only provided the world with an opportunity to engage in the biggest remote working experiment, but also pushed millions of educational institutions to employ distance learning in order to […] Read More

What Causes Light Sensitivity?

February 3, 2021

The more you understand about a particular challenge, the better equipped to handle it you may become. Perhaps this is why so many people who suffer from photophobia or light sensitivity tend to become experts on the subject. If you know what causes light sensitivity in the eye, perhaps you can avoid or mitigate those […] Read More

NEW: Axon Light-Responsive Lenses for People with Migraine and Photophobia

January 20, 2021

Faster, darker, less expensive. That’s right, Axon Optics has made significant improvements to our light-responsive eyewear for migraine sufferers. The lenses now become darker, change faster, and are more affordable. We’re pretty sure this makes them easier and more pleasant to use than ever before. Glasses that darken automatically when exposed to sunshine (also called […] Read More

Pediatric Migraine in School

January 15, 2021
Mother and kids in Axon migraine glasses

Pediatric migraine often goes undiagnosed and undertreated. 1 in 11 children experiences migraine attacks. Because of this, parents, teachers, nurses, and other school personnel need to be aware of migraine and the various ways that it may impact children. Migraine is stigmatized as “just a headache.” Therefore, many children get stigmatized by adults when migraine […] Read More

Migraine Glasses (2021) – Here’s What We Know

January 9, 2021
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

Vestibular Migraine

December 6, 2020
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 days and […] Read More