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Migraine Headaches, Vision Effects (cont.)

Migraine Vision Effects Pictures

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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Joseph Carcione, DO; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology

REFERENCE:

"Pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of migraine in adults"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/4/2016
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