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 »

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 »

An optical, or more commonly "ocular," migraine is a type of migraine headache accompanied or followed by loss of vision. It is a rare condition, according to WebMD. It affects only one of the eyes. More »

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