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

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