Migraine Headaches, Vision Effects (cont.)
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.
Example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraines. Note the visual loss in the center of vision.
Another example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraine headaches.
Example of visual changes during migraine. Multiple spotty scotomata as described by a person who experiences migraines.
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.
Medically reviewed by Jon Glass, MD; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/24/2014
Joseph Carcione Jr, DO, MBA
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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