Visual Snow Guide (Updated 2020)

March 19, 2020
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Visual Snow  “I first became aware of seeing visual snow around 10-11 years of age (I’m now 47, and it’s never gone away). As far as I know, I’ve always seen visual snow (although for decades, I didn’t know that it had an actual name). In fact, when I say […] Read More

Horner’s Syndrome

March 9, 2020

Horner’s syndrome, also known as Horner-Bernard syndrome or oculosympathetic palsy, is a rare combination of symptoms, usually caused by another medical issue such as a tumor, stroke, or spinal cord injury. This condition sometimes results from the disruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system, between the face and eye on one side […] Read More

Sjogren’s Syndrome

February 29, 2020
Light shining through trees. Light sensitivity can be caused by Sjodren's Syndrome.

Sjogren’s Syndrome, pronounced shœ̅-​ˌgren(z), is an autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 400,000 to 3.1 million adults, most of whom are women. Essentially, the immune system turns on itself, attacking the body instead of protecting it. Two primary symptoms of the condition are dry mouth and dry eyes, the latter of which can lead to light sensitivity. Very […] Read More

Glasses for Glaucoma & Light Sensitivity

February 21, 2020
Bright lights or glare may bother people with glaucoma

“It all started with a pretty little halo of rainbows around lights at night,” describes Jaimee, speaking about the onset of her glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye condition that may lead to blindness by damaging the optic nerve. This damage is often caused by high pressure in the eyes. If caught early, glaucoma-related vision loss […] Read More

Migraine Diet: Eating to Manage Your Migraine

February 11, 2020
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Migraine diet? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Actually, yes. And it makes perfect sense when you think about it. Picture this. That Chinese buffet looks wonderful (yes, I said buffet! Don’t judge!). You pile up your plate with all that deliciousness and sit down ready to enjoy your meal. But two bites […] Read More

Post Concussion Migraine: How a Head Injury Might Change Your Headache Condition or Result in Photophobia

February 7, 2020

If you have ever had a concussion, you might have personal experience with post concussion and migraine. You might feel like your head injury placed you on a path to more frequent headaches or migraine attacks, even after your healed from the trauma. In fact, your trouble with post concussion and migraine may have started […] Read More

Blue Light Glasses for Migraine: Do They Help?

January 31, 2020

Blue light glasses are well known among people who suffer from regular migraine and headaches, especially for those who have already identified blue light as a trigger. But there is a lot of information out there that could be confusing. In this article, we’ll discuss what you should know about blue light exposure, what type […] Read More

Post Concussion Syndrome and Photophobia

December 27, 2019
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Migraine and Gut Health: What you need to know

December 7, 2019
Good gut health can ease your migraines

Most people who have migraine also experience nausea and vomiting during an attack, but what if that connection goes deeper – into the gut? What if there is a link between migraine and gut health and by taking care of your gut you may be able to better manage your migraine? Some doctors are now […] Read More

Pregnancy Migraines: Prevention and Treatment

September 2, 2019

Many women find that their migraine decreases during pregnancy. However, some pregnancy migraines have been linked to increased blood pressure, abortions, the number of caesareans, preterm births and other issues during pregnancy and childbirth. An extensive study was done at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. This […] Read More

Replace Lenses on Glasses: A scratch on your lens is a simple fix

August 29, 2019

If you wear shades, readers, or prescription eyewear, at some point you will have to replace the lenses on your glasses. It is inevitable. It happens to the best of us – and some more often than others. No matter how careful you are, how meticulous you are about protecting your glasses, scratches are bound […] Read More

Light Sensitive Vision & What You Can Do About It

August 23, 2019

One day my wife told my 6 year old, “No, you may not look at screens without supervision,” he replied, “What are you talking about? I don’t need super vision to look at screens.  I don’t even wear glasses.” While few of us have “super vision,” millions of people do have light sensitive vision, and […] Read More