As of 2015, the definite cause of optical migraines remains unknown, states Healthline. However, patients with a family history of migraine headaches are more susceptible to developing optical migraines. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Ocular migraines are very rare and caused by tightening of the blood vessels that supply blood flow to the eye, according to WebMD. Ocular migraines can cause temporary blindness or visual distortion in one eye, typicall... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

An optical migraine is medically known as an "ocular migraine," a headache that causes temporary blindness or vision loss, along with or following a migraine headache. These episodes are also called retinal, ophthalmic, ... More » Health Vision
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The exact cause of an ocular migraine is unknown, reports WebMD. However, experts hypothesize that spasms in the blood vessels of the retina or changes traveling through the nerve cells to the retina may cause ocular mig... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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