Alleviate Migraine by Wearing Sunglasses

May 29th, 2011 by Edward Turner Leave a reply »

It is well-known that sunglasses are of great importance to provide wearers eye protection by blocking out the harmful UV rays especially in the hot summer as well as fashionable accessories. Except these features, sunglasses are really more helpful than we expected. According to recent proof, sunglasses are useful for us to alleviate migraines. Tinted lenses of sunglasses can help people who have difficulties in reading and suffer migraine.


In some situations, viewing striped patterns for some people may give rise to a migraine or even more serious disease- a seizure because of the illusion of shifting color and motion. When you take tinted lenses, your doctor test your eyes and find the perfect hue and saturation that can fight this effect that reduce the eye-melting optical illusion to something you can handle and reduce the chance of suffering an annoying headache. In addition, it is said that tinted lenses can also help people who suffer dyslexia caused by a similar problem.


It is reported that the new research has tested these theories and offered the solid evidence that sunglasses do have the function to alleviate these problems. When people who suffer migraine take on sunglasses, there is reduced cortical activation in the visual area of the occipital cortex of the brain that has something to do with the onset of migraine.


Beside, some people may suffer serious migraines by looking at certain patterns because they have difficulties in reading due to visual distortion. It is helpful for them to go to their optometrists and get some tinted sunglasses. They may get relieved with the alleviation of their problems.


From the above stated, we can benefit a lot from wearing sunglasses. For example, they not only protect our eyes from strong sunlight but also help us make a fashion statement. They will be much useful to some certain people who suffer migraines. As there is a wide range of sunglasses, you can find the suitable one for you such as prescription sunglasses, wraparound rx sunglasses, sport sunglasses or other tinted sunglasses, etc.

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