I have been getting migraines all my life, and i am only 17. It makes school and life difficult having one at least once or twice a week. All of my migraines occur around my eyes. I recently heard that if you have blue rings around your eye it shows bad blood flow that could be causing my migraines. Is there any truth in this statement? and if so how can i fix it cause my headaches have made getting good grades in high school difficult since i miss so many days and i can't afford to still be getting migraines in my future. Thanks, Shelley.
No, what you heard about rings around the eyes is total myth; no truth to it whatsoever.
Migraine is a neurological disease. Some people with the disease, get Migraines only occasionally, and don't need to do much about it. Others get frequent Migraines and need to be under a doctor's care and work with the doctor to manage the disease.
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Definition Eye muscle repair is surgery to correct eye muscle problems that cause crossed (misaligned) eyes. The medical term for crossed eyes is strabismus . Alternative Names Repair of cross-eye; Resection and recession; Strabismus repair; Extraocular muscle surgery Description The goal of this surgery is to allow the eye muscles to be in proper position and help the eyes move correctly. Eye muscle surgery is usually done on children, but adults who have similar eye problems may also have it done. Children will usually receive general anesthesia for the procedure. They will be asleep and will not feel pain. Depending on the problem, one or both eyes may have surgery. After the anesthesia has taken effect, the eye surgeon makes a small surgical cut in the clear tissue covering the white of the eye. This tissue is called the conjunctiva . Then the surgeon will locate one or more of the eye muscles that needs surgery. Sometimes the surgery strengthens the muscle, and sometimes it weakens it. To s...
Alternative Names Back and forth eye movements; Involuntary eye movements; Rapid eye movements from side to side; Uncontrolled eye movements; Eye movements - uncontrollable Home Care There is no therapy for most cases of congenital nystagmus. Availability of treatment for acquired nystagmus will vary with the cause. In most cases, except for those caused by Dilantin or alcohol intoxication, nystagmus is irreversible. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if nystagmus is detected or suspected. What to expect at your health care provider's office Nystagmus may be observed through the following procedure: If the affected person spins around for about 30 seconds, stops, and tries to stare at an object, the eyes will first move slowly in one direction, then move rapidly in the opposite direction. If you have nystagmus due to a medical condition, these eye movements depend on the underyling cause. Your health care provider will take a careful history and perform a thoroug...
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