Photophobia, or light sensitivity, is one of the symptoms effecting migraine sufferers. Fluorescent lights, found inside shopping centers and office environments, may exacerbate the problem with light-sensitive vision. Therapeutic glasses, such as rose-tinted lenses, are being used with some success to lessen the effect of the light sensitivity.
Dr. Bradley Katz is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. Dr. Katz is also one of the founders of Axon Optics where researchers are conducting clinical studies on a new style of glasses to help migraine patients. The lenses in the new eyeglasses are much clearer than previous models of migraine glasses which used darker tinted lenses.
Read the complete article, Headaches? Try Migraine Glasses, on the Stanton Optical blog.