Experts warn against "eye migraine"
Dr. Lecturer Member Cafer Tanrıverdi stated that eye migraine should definitely be evaluated by an ophthalmologist and neurologist, "There may be a serious disease that triggers eye migraine under the problem." used expressions.
In the statement made by Medipol Mega University Hospital, warnings were made regarding eye migraine and its underlying effects.
Dr. Medipol Mega University Hospital Eye Department, whose views are included in the statement. Lecturer Cafer Tanrıverdi, a member, stated that individuals with symptoms similar to eye migraine should definitely consult an experienced physician.
Tanrıverdi stated that important diseases that can mimic eye migraine in patients can underlie, and made the following evaluations:
"Eye migraine should be evaluated in detail by both ophthalmologists and neurologists and should be further investigated when necessary. There is no definitive treatment for eye migraine. Painkillers recommended by the physician can be used when accompanied by pain. The most important treatment is to avoid factors that may trigger eye migraine. It needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist and neurologist. Under the problem may be a serious disease that triggers eye migraine. "
- "Women are 3 times more common than men"
Cafer Tanrıverdi stated that migraine is seen 3 times more in women than men, and eye migraine is actually a clinical condition that resembles migraine but is characterized by more visual symptoms.
Stating that patients had similar but more dominant visual symptoms with migraine, Tanrıverdi said:
"These symptoms can continue for a period of minutes to hours. The typical characteristic of the disease is that it passes after resting in the appropriate environment for a while. The disease is recurrent and patients experience this condition in varying periods. Affected people often experience narrowing and vision loss in the field of vision. It is usually observed in one eye. In both eyes, it appears as a narrowing in the visual field rather than loss of vision. In some patients, light sensitivity and headache accompany vision loss, sometimes without pain. "
- "It is essential to rest in case of attack"
Tanrıverdi stated that genetic factors in families are thought to be effective in the onset of eye migraine, "Patients most often tell that headache starts after uncomfortable situations such as fatigue, stress, excessive light and sound stimulation. There are those who experience that factors such as smell and prolonged use of screens trigger eye migraine. " gave the information.
Tanrıverdi warned the drivers of eye migraine and advised drivers, especially those who work in dangerous jobs requiring sharp vision, to take a break from their work and wait for their vision problems to pass.
Tanrıverdi emphasized that it is necessary to rest absolutely in cases of attack, "Preferably, in a room where we can get light dark and fresh air, in a comfortable position, blurring of vision passes.