What are ophthalmic migraines?

Updated: Oct 21, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Ophthalmic migraines cause a visual disturbance (usually lateral field deficit). This variant is more common in children, with the abnormal motor findings lasting hours to days after the headache.

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