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Migraine Headaches, Vision Effects (cont.)

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Media file 1:Example of a visual migraine aura as described by a person who experiences migraines. This individual reported that visual auras preceded her headache by 20-30 minutes.
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Media file 2:Example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraines. Note the visual loss in the center of vision.
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Media file 3:Another example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraine headaches.
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Media file 4:Example of visual changes during migraine. Multiple spotty scotomata as described by a person who experiences migraines.
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Media file 5:Frank visual field loss can occur with migraine. This example shows loss of the entire right visual field as described by a person who experiences migraines.
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