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    Ocular Migraine Treatment

    Since it is brief, the vision loss of ocular migraines is not usually treated. But you may need relief for the headache that accompanies or follows it.

    The primary treatment for ocular migraines is to reduce exposure to triggers. Calcium-channel blockers are the main drug treatment for ocular migraines. They work by relaxing the blood vessels. One example is Cardene, which can be given as a pill or as a tab you put under the tongue.

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    Understanding Migraine -- Prevention

    For anyone who endures frequent or severe migraines, preventing these painful headaches is a top concern. Experts don't know exactly what causes migraines. But they have been able to identify medications to help prevent them. People with frequent or severe migraine attacks can sometimes help prevent migraines if they: Adopt lifestyle changes Avoid migraine triggers Use preventive medications or devices

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    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky, MD on February 28, 2016

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