Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Migraine Ocular Underlying Cause

The underlying cause for ocular migraines is unknown. Some experts believe that this condition may be in part hereditary. Some factors have been identified that may trigger ocular migraine attacks.

Trigger factors for ocular migraine may include:

Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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