... On 2 seperate occasions, a few years apart, I've had strange visuals. The first time I saw what could only be described as "lightning bolts" in a bold color, just after feeling a pressure in my head. That lasted about 30 minutes. The next time, about 5 years later, I had what could only be called a "split screen" effect, lasting about 30 minutes. Diagnosed with "ocular... (2 replies)
... When I researched Ocular Migranes on the net, found all my symptoms there. The next time I had one, I just waited it out. ... (21 replies)
... The opthamologist checked my vision and told me my eyes were healthy and everything looked fine. She suggested that the flashes could be caused by ocular migranes and told me unless I am seeing tons of flashes, floaters, or dark curtains over my eye then its okay to see a few. ... (2 replies)
... You're not alone. I see them when I use a computer, tv, phone, and its weird. I asked my doctor but he said its "ocular migranes" but its not. Its ALWAYS there. I never found out what it was. Even if I get really close to the computer right now and pull my head away, I see lots of them (2 replies)
... I am hypothyroid and have trouble with dry eyes and ocular migranes for several years now. ... (0 replies)
... Also have you heard of ocular migranes. This happens to me some. ... (6 replies)
... You are right, it is frightening and worrisome. Honestly I am beginning to wonder if these kinds of headaches aren't somehow related to seizures of some kind? Many people seem to not feel themselves afterwards, very fatigued like a person who has experienced one. I had a neighbor who had seizures, petit mal and afterwards she said the fatigue was bad. I am not saying we are... (10 replies)
... day and was very worried too. I called the dr. instantly and got in within 15 minutes. I had my eyes dilated and everything seemed fine. She said she thinks it's ocular migranes as well. I didn't get a headache either which is odd because usually I get really bad headaches but have never had this side effect before. ... (10 replies)
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I never really experience it unless I am actually applying pressure to my eye...but sometimes it happens if I am moving my head or neck too fast...I know that sounds wierd!!!! I was reading up on this kinda stuff and came across 'ocular migranes' and it sounds very similar, but never lasts more than a few minutes....
I dnt know ... (5 replies)
... onder if its related in any way I have seen floaters, zig zag patters with colors, flashes of light and little stars like that move...I am going nuts because the ocular migranes seem to be getting worse, I never ever have a headache with it and it usually lasts about 20 minutes ...... ... (6 replies)
... the biggest thing is that with the docs thinking its an ocular migrane, they go HMMMMMM when I tell them that the right hand, pinky and ring fingers only go numb at the same time as the vision problem starts. ... (20 replies)