What Is Ocular Migraine?

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Hello. What is MCI. Also, do you play a musical instrument where pressure might be the cause? My son gets these and he’s a trumpet player. Today is his first appointment with a doctor.
MCI is mild cognition impairment, Mrs. Klein. Mrs. Jones's problem is more likely associated with aging. Pressure can be a risk factor for ocular migraine, usually a doctor has to rule out other potential causes before he/she made the diagnosis of ocular migraine.
I get ocular migraines periodically.  Usually during stressful times the are more frequent, although they happen any time.  My eyes tighten and feel like they are crossing and go into a light spasm before my sight disappears.  It’s very scary.  I did have it happen while driving one time but the warning (tightening) allowed me time to pull off the road.  Luckily the visual interruption was a series of halos and spot blindness, not total blindness.  There’s not really any serious pain except the spasm tension.  It’s usually over within an hour but sometimes longer.
Have you had frequent episodes recently? Are you ametropia, myopia, or farsightedness? Regular inspection of vision and treating underlying diseases are the key.
Have you had frequent episodes recently? Are you ametropia, myopia, or farsightedness? Regular inspection of vision and treating underlying diseases are the key.
I am farsighted and do have a astigmatism. When i get the complete blindness it lasts for less than a minute. When i get the pattern spot blindness where i move my eyes to see, this may last for hours.  Also i have no peripheral vision during that time.
Is it common to have nausea and vomiting along with this?
Ocular Migraine is related to Stimulation and damage due to eye diseases such as refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, and astigmatism), glaucoma, iridocyclitis, keratitis, corneal ulcers, eyelid infections, ocular tumors, and ocular trauma The headache caused by the nerve endings that dominate the eye is called eye-derived headache. The focus of prevention and treatment should be on the prevention, examination, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.
Glaucoma can cause nausea and vomiting.Vascular headache can have very serious nausea and vomiting.
serious nausea and vomiting, stroke and Intracranial hypertension should be excluded.
I've experienced ocular migraines w/o pain for 5 years. Around the same time, I was diagnosed with MCI. I have between 1 and 3 a month. As far as I know, I have never had a CVA or a mini stroke. My Neurologist dosent know the cause of the memory loss. Personally, I'm wondering if it's related to the auras. My MRI shows moderate "damage" to blood vessels. I would appreciate your comment.( the auras occur in both eyes and last between 30 min. and 45 min. MVSJones.
Dear Mrs. Smith Jones, The cause of MCI is not completely understood yet. The risk factors most strongly linked to MCI are the same as those for dementia: advancing age, family history of Alzheimer's or another dementia, and conditions that raise risk for cardiovascular disease. Although more research is needed, some studies suggest that taking exercises regularly, control cardiovascular risk factors and participating social activities may help to slow the decline in thinking skills. All the best. HTQ
It states here that it lasts for a short time. I woke up yesterday morning at 5 had this diagnosed by my DR but I had symptoms all day and I woke with the same symptoms still. When should I go see a DR again if this persists?
In Ocular Migraine, the vision loss should be short time. If you had vision loss all day you need to see a DR.
Paoinin your eye. Feels like someone stabbing neddles in your eye. Good thing is it only last for a few seconds at a time.
That's really informative thanks Barbara Johnson!