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Why would I see prisms in my eyes?

By Anonymous August 4, 2017 - 12:37pm
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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

While we cannot diagnose anything, you may be experiencing something called an occular migraine that does not necessarily cause headaches.

Ocular migraines start from the region around the eye (eyelids, eyebrows, eye) and rarely from the temples or head. They are known to affect one eye at a time and may cause the eyelids to droop as the episode progresses.These attacks are often accompanied with vomiting but may not be accompanied by any pain.

Visual distortions usually begin with the center of the image which may become wavy or grey, eventually moving to one side. There is also a possibility in such attacks of the sight being temporarily lost.

Your doctor will be able to help you more.

August 4, 2017 - 2:04pm
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